Turning Images in Philosophy, Science, and Religion (inbunden)
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Evans, Jil
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Turning Images in Philosophy, Science, and Religion (inbunden)

Turning Images in Philosophy, Science, and Religion

A New Book of Nature

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This engaging collection of essays locates the debate between theism and naturalism in the broader context of reflection on imagination and aesthetics. The eleven original essays will be of interest to anyone who is fascinated by the power of imagination and the role of aesthetics in deciding between worldviews or philosophies of nature.
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Michael Fuller, The Expository Times This wide-ranging book offers a valuable exploration of a series of important topics relating to aesthetics and the imagination, which have been under-represented hitherto in the literature of science and theology. It advances our comprehension of the subject-matter of scientist and theologian alike, and can be thoroughly recommended.

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<br>Charles Taliaferro, professor of philosophy (St. Olaf College), is the author or co-author or editor of fifteen books, including The Companion to Philosophy of Religion (with Paul Draper and Philip Quinn), The Image in Mind (co-authored with Jil Evans), and Evidence and Faith; Philosophy andReligion since the Seventeenth Century. He served on the editorial board of many journals, including Religious Studies and he serves on the American Philosophical Association Committee on the Status and Future of the Profession [of Philosophy]. <p> <br>Jil Evans is a visual artist whose paintings have been exhibited throughout the U.S. and in Europe and the co-author of The Image in Mind.<br>


Introduction; 1. 'Loving Insight': D Arcy Thompson s Aristotle and the Soul in Nature; 2. Early Scientific Images of God: Descartes, Hobbes, and Newton; 3. Darwinian Tensions; 4. Evolutionary Emergence of Intentionality and Imagination; 5. Naturalism, Imagination, and the Scientific World View; 6. Homo Imaginans and the Concursus Divinus; 7. Aesthetics, Phantasia and the Theistic; 8. Naturalism Lost: Nature Regained; 9. The Sacred Beauty of Nature; 10. Imaging Religious Thoughts in the Appearance of Sensory Things; 11. Re-Imaging the Galapagos