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Author Di Rocco, Richard J., author.

Title Consilience, Truth and the Mind of God : Science, Philosophy and Theology in the Search for Ultimate Meaning / Richard J. Di Rocco ; with Contributions by Arthur J. Kyriazis and Edgar E. Coons.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018]
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Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Springer Religion and Philosophy eBooks 2018 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction: The Search for Ultimate Meaning; References; Chapter 2: The Polarization and Reconciliation of Science and Religion; Science and Atheism; The Limitations of Science and Religion for Proving the Existence of God; False Arguments and the Straw-Man in the Polarized Debate; Consilience: The Unitary Nature of Knowledge; Insight from Epistemology; Program for Reconciliation; An Honest Starting Point -- Agnosticism and Radical Amazement; A Discernible Imprint of Creation?; References; Chapter 3: Physics
Understanding Begins with Acceptance of Reality as We Find ItClassical Physics; Reversibility of Newtonian Mechanics and the Irreversibility of Time; The First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics; Information; The Dual Nature of Light and Matter; Schrödingerś Wave Mechanics and the Meaning of the Quantum Wave; Quantum Phase Entanglement and the Non-local Nature of Reality; Every Picture Tells a Story; Some of the Main Conclusions of Quantum Physics; References; Chapter 4: Cosmogenesis; The Second Law of Thermodynamics Applied to the Universe as a Whole
The Theory of Cosmic Inflation and the Eternal MultiverseComparison of Intra-and Extra-Dimensional Perspectives; References; Chapter 5: Abiogenesis: The Emergence of Life from Non-living Matter; Preconditions for the Emergence of Life; The Deconstructionist Approach: A Brief Outline of Molecular Biology; The Constructionist Approach: Building Life from the Ground Up; References; Chapter 6: Paleopsychology: The Emergence of Mind in the Universe; The Pervasive Influence of Entropy on Biological Evolution; What About the Cockroach?; Life and Information; Antecedents of Mind
Learning in Mammals and BirdsEvolution of the Modern Human Mind; The Advent, Achievements and Perils of Modern Humanity; References; Chapter 7: Mind Knowing Truth; Is New Mathematics Invented or Discovered?; Inductive Reasoning and the Spontaneous Nature of Insight; Epistemology -- The Philosophy of Inquiry; A Thought Experiment; References; Chapter 8: Consilience, Truth and the Mind of God: A Synthesis; The Metaphysical Poem of Parmenides; Philosophical Arguments for the Existence of God; Augustine of Hippo [St. Augustine]; Severinus Boethius [St. Boethius]; Anselm of Canterbury [St. Anselm]
The Five Arguments of Thomas Aquinas [St. Thomas]Recollection and Synthesis; About the Universe-Multiverse; About Logic; About the Ontological Question; The Modified Argument from Truth; References; Index
Other author SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Philosophy.
Psychology and religion.
Evolution (Biology)
Religion and science.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783030018696 (electronic bk.)
3030018695 (electronic bk.)
9783030018689
3030018687