9781882926091

Patterns or Principles and Other Essays

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  • ISBN13:

    9781882926091

  • ISBN10:

    1882926099

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-09-01
  • Publisher: Isi Books
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Summary

These essays deal, from various perspectives, with the central confrontation within modern culture of two irreconcilable philosophies of life: one centered on patterns of thinking that obey only the fashions of the moment, the other steeped in principles whose truth is not dependent on momentary preferences.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Patterns or Principles: The Pseudoscientific Roots of Law's Debacle
1(25)
Ecology or Ecologism?
26(24)
Socrates, or the Baby and the Bathwater
50(13)
Medieval Christianity: Its Creativity in Science and Technology
63(24)
Telltale Remarks and a Tale Untold
87(27)
Determinism and Reality
114(31)
The History of Science and Science in History
145(16)
Science: Western or What?
161(18)
Gilson and Science
179(21)
The Nonsense and Sense of Science
200(4)
The Mind: Its Physics or Physiognomy?
204(10)
The Last Word in Physics
214(17)
Index of Names 231

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