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The Nature of Nature: Examining the Role of Naturalism in Science

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The world’s leading authorities in the sciences and humanities—dozens of top scholars, including three Nobel laureates—join a cultural and intellectual battle that leaves no human life untouched. Is the universe self-existent, self-sufficient, and self-organizing, or is it grounded instead in a reality that transcends space, time, matter, and energy?

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Paperback, 900 pages
Published February 15th 2011 by Intercollegiate Studies Institute (first published February 15th 2010)
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I'd actually rate this book at 3.5 stars. After a painstaking two years to get through the nearly one-thousand pages, I was grateful for what I learned and for the end of the suffering. It was not an easy read. When you take 38 of the world's leading minds to discuss a wide range of topics in the natural sciences, you are bound to have issues. Some of the contributors are good writers; some were thoughtful enough to write for the masses as opposed to appealing primarily to their peers with insid ...more
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Advanced work: covering quantum theory to natural theology this book moves fast and deep in a page. For those who have strong science backgrounds, an excellent work on methodological naturalism.
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