Thursday, November 18, 2010

Books by Dave Armstrong: Science and Christianity: Close Partners or Mortal Enemies?



(book completed on 20 October 2010; 301 pages)

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By its very nature, this work depends in great measure on the marvelous Internet links technology, in order to make instantly accessible, articles on any given scientific (and also mathematical and sometimes philosophical) matter or discovery. If readers want to know more about the particulars and technical details referred to in passing, then the many hundreds of links provided in this work will be quite convenient for that purpose. My own greatest interest lies in the areas of history of science and philosophy of science: and those are my own emphases in the book.


TABLE OF CONTENTS


Dedication (p. 3)


1. Christianity’s Central Role in the Conception and Development of Modern Science (p. 7) [read online]


2. Fertile Soil and Roots of Modern Science: 33 Prominent Christians Prior to 1000 A. D. With Empiricist, Proto-Scientific Views (p. 19) [read online]


3. 59 Catholic Medieval and/or Scholastic Proto-Scientists From 1000 to 1500 A. D (p. 37)


4. 70 Catholic, Protestant and Otherwise Religious Prominent Scientists: 1500-1700 (From Copernicus to Steno, Boyle, and Ray) (p. 73)


5. 36 Catholic, Protestant and Otherwise Religious Prominent Scientists: 1700-1800 (From Newton to Linnaeus, Boscovich, and Lavoisier) (p. 107)


6. 41 Catholic, Protestant and Otherwise Religious Prominent Scientists: 1800-1850 (From Dalton to Humboldt, Cuvier, and Faraday) (p. 127)


7. 56 Catholic, Protestant and Otherwise Religious Prominent Scientists: 1850-1900 (From Maxwell to Mendel, Pasteur, and Kelvin) (p. 153)


8. 31 Catholic, Protestant and Otherwise Religious Prominent Scientists: 1900-1950 (From Einstein to Planck, Eddington, and LemaƮtre) (p. 191)


9. 115 Scientific Fields of Study Founded or Extraordinarily Advanced by Christian or Theistic Scientists / 34 Prominent Catholic Priest-Scientists and Mathematicians: 1500-1950 (p. 221) [read online]


10. Albert Einstein’s “Cosmic Religion” (p. 231) [read online]


11. The Galileo Case: Historical Facts and Neglected Considerations vs. Secular Revisionist Myths (p. 249)


12. Galileo and Other Prominent 16th-17th Century Astronomers’ Acceptance of Astrology (p. 257) [excerpts: one / two]


13. “No One’s Perfect”: Scientific Errors of Galileo and 16th-17th Century Cosmologies Rescued From Inexplicable Obscurity (p. 269) [read online]


14. The Execution of Antoine Lavoisier: the Great Catholic Scientist and “Father of Chemistry” by “Enlightened” French Revolutionaries (p. 275) [read online]


15. Christian Influence on Science: Master List of Scores of Bibliographical and Internet Resources (p. 285) [read online]




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1 comment:

Edward T. Babinski said...

I really suggest reading. . .

1) For the Glory of God: The Role of Christianity in the Rise and Development of Modern Science (in 2 volumes)

http://www.amazon.com/For-Glory-God-Christianity-Development/dp/0761855661/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=1XJSQLH9TQI0X&coliid=I2YG0YQG9UYJ9Z

And

The Case of Galileo: A Closed Question? Annibale Fantoli

http://www.amazon.com/The-Case-Galileo-Closed-Question/dp/0268028915/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=1O6089QZ1KMWV&coliid=IHNIYVOWDT3LN