Faith Versus Fact (e-bok)
EPUB med Adobe-kryptering
Om Adobe-kryptering
Kan laddas ned under 24 månader, dock max 3 gånger.
Antal sidor
Penguin Publishing Group
Faith Versus Fact (e-bok)

Faith Versus Fact E-bok

Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

E-bok (EPUB - DRM), Engelska, 2015-05-19
Laddas ned direkt
Läs i vår app för iPhone och iPad
The New York Times bestselling author explains why any attempt to make religion compatible with science is doomed to fail.   What we read in the news today is full of subjectivity, half-truths, and blatant falsehoods; and thus it is more necessary now than ever to safeguard the truth with facts. In his provocative new book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne aims to do exactly that in the arena of religion. In clear, dispassionate detail he explains why the toolkit of science, based on reason and empirical study, is reliable, while that of religion?including faith, dogma, and revelation?leads to incorrect, untestable, or conflicting conclusions.   Coyne is responding to a national climate in which over half of Americans don?t believe in evolution (and congressmen deny global warming), and warns that religious prejudices and strictures in politics, education, medicine, and social policy are on the rise. Extending the bestselling works of Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, and Christopher Hitchens, he demolishes the claims of religion to provide verifiable ?truth? by subjecting those claims to the same tests we use to establish truth in science.   Coyne irrefutably demonstrates the grave harm?to individuals and to our planet?in mistaking faith for fact in making the most important decisions about the world we live in.
Visa hela texten


Har du läst boken? Sätt ditt betyg »

Fler böcker av Jerry A Coyne

  • Why Evolution is True

    Jerry A Coyne

    For all the discussion in the media about creationism and 'Intelligent Design', virtually nothing has been said about the evidence in question - the evidence for evolution by natural selection. Yet, as this succinct and important book shows, that ...

  • Speciation

    Jerry A Coyne

    Aimed at professional biologists, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates, Speciation covers both plants and animals (the first book on this subject to do so), and deals with all relevant areas of research, including biogeography, field wor...