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Faith Vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

Autor: Coyne, Jerry A.

Editorial: Penguin Books

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)

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Faith Vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible : The New York Times bestselling author of Why Evolution is True explains why any attempt to make religion compatible with science is doomed to fail.

In this provocative book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail 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 more than half of Americans don’t believe in evolution, members of Congress deny global warming, and long-conquered childhood diseases are reappearing because of religious objections to inoculation, and he warns that religious prejudices 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. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


Categoría   Sub-Categoría
Ciencia   Life Sciences
Ciencia   Philosophy & Social Aspects
Religión y Espiritualidad   Religion & Science

ISBN 13:9780143108269
ISBN 10:0143108263
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:336
Tamaño:8.44" l x 5.54" w x 0.89" h
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