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Geoffrey N. Cantor (born 1943) is professor of history and philosophy of science at the University of Leeds. He has written extensively on the history of ...

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Jewish Tradition And The Challenge Of Darwinism

Jewish Tradition and the Challenge of Darwinism

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Darwin’s theory of evolution transformed the life sciences and made profound claims about human origins and the human condition, topics often viewed as the prerogative of religion. As a result, evolution has provoked a wide variety of religious responses, ranging from angry rejection to enthusiastic...

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Paperback

Pages

240

Publisher

University Of Chicago Press

Publication Date

2006-11-15

ISBN #

0226092771

EAN Code

9780226092775

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1

Reconstructing Nature: The Engagement Of Science And Religion (Glasgow Gifford Lectures)

Reconstructing Nature: The Engagement of Science and Religion (Glasgow Gifford Lectures)

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This book, first published in the U.K. by T&T Clark, expands on the authors' prestigious Glasgow Gifford Lectures of 1995-6. Brooke and Cantor herein examine the many different ways in which the relationship between science and religion has been presented throughout history. They contend that, in fa...

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John Brooke, Geoffrey Cantor

Binding

Paperback

Pages

386

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication Date

2000-04-20

ISBN #

0397508174

EAN Code

9780195137064

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2

Science And Religion: New Historical Perspectives

Science and Religion: New Historical Perspectives

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The idea of an inevitable conflict between science and religion was decisively challenged by John Hedley Brooke in his classic Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives (Cambridge, 1991). Almost two decades on, Science and Religion: New Historical Perspectives revisits this argument and ask...

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Paperback

Pages

332

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Publication Date

2011-12-15

ISBN #

1107404118

EAN Code

9781107404113

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3

Michael Faraday: Sandemanian And Scientist: A Study Of Science And Religion In The Nineteenth Century

Michael Faraday: Sandemanian and Scientist: A Study of Science and Religion in the Nineteenth Century

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'Deserves to be as popular with non-specialists as with those who have a science background...I can think of sixth-formers I would offer it to, and I know of an eighty-year-old (non-specialist) who would not let me finish my copy in peace' - Elspeth Crawford, Physics Education 'Cantor...achieves a l...

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Geoffrey Cantor

Binding

Paperback

Pages

359

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

Publication Date

1993-06-18

ISBN #

0333588029

EAN Code

9780333588024

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4

Science Serialized: Representations Of The Sciences In Nineteenth-Century Periodicals (Dibner Institute Studies In The History Of Science And Technology)

Science Serialized: Representations of the Sciences in Nineteenth-Century Periodicals (Dibner Institute Studies in the History of Science and Technology)

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Nineteenth-century Britain saw an explosion of periodical literature, with the publication of over 100,000 different magazines and newspapers for a growing market of eager readers. The Victorian periodical press became an important medium for the dissemination of scientific ideas. Every major scient...

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Hardcover

Pages

376

Publisher

The MIT Press

Publication Date

2004-03-12

ISBN #

0262033186

EAN Code

9780262033183

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5

Science In The Nineteenth-Century Periodical: Reading The Magazine Of Nature (Cambridge Studies In Nineteenth-Century Literature And Culture)

Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical: Reading the Magazine of Nature (Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture)

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Magazines and periodicals played a far greater role than books in influencing the Victorians' understanding of the new discoveries and theories in science, technology and medicine of their era. This book identifies and analyzes the presentation of science in the periodical press in Britain between 1...

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Geoffrey Cantor, Gowan Dawson, Graeme Gooday, Richard Noakes, Sally Shuttleworth, Jonathan R. Topham

Binding

Paperback

Pages

348

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Publication Date

2007-12-03

ISBN #

0521049784

EAN Code

9780521049788

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6

Religion And The Great Exhibition Of 1851

Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

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The Great Exhibition of 1851 is routinely portrayed as a manifestly secular event which was confined to celebrating the success of science, technology, and manufacturing in the mid-Victorian age. Geoffrey Cantor presents an innovative reappraisal of the Exhibition, demonstrating that it was widely u...

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Geoffrey Cantor

Binding

Hardcover

Pages

272

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication Date

2011-05-22

ISBN #

0199596670

EAN Code

9780199596676

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7

Quakers, Jews, And Science: Religious Responses To Modernity And The Sciences In Britain, 1650-1900

Quakers, Jews, and Science: Religious Responses to Modernity and the Sciences in Britain, 1650-1900

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How do science and religion interact? This study examines the ways in which two minorities in Britain - the Quaker and Anglo-Jewish communities - engaged with science. Drawing on a wealth of documentary material, much of which has not been analysed by previous historians, Geoffrey Cantor charts the ...

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Geoffrey Cantor

Binding

Hardcover

Pages

432

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication Date

2005-11-24

ISBN #

0199276684

EAN Code

9780199276684

ISBN #

8

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The Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century British Scientists

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Geoffrey N. Cantor

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0226481166

Reconstructing Nature: The Engagement of Science and Religion

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Geoffrey N. Cantor

ISBN #

0567086003

Culture and Science in the Nineteenth-Century Media

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Geoffrey N. Cantor

ISBN #

0754635740

Quakers, Jews, And Science: Religious Responses to Modernity And the Sciences in Britain, 1650-1900

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Geoffrey Cantor

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0199276684

Jewish Tradition And the Challenge of Darwinism

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Geoffrey Cantor

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0226092763

Jewish Tradition And the Challenge of Darwinism

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Geoffrey Cantor

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0226092771

Michael Faraday: Sandemanian and Scientist A Study of Science and Religion in the Nineteenth Century

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Geoffrey Cantor

ISBN #

0312066694

Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical : Reading the Magazine of Nature

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Geoffrey Cantor

ISBN #

0521836379

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