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Author Name:    MOORE, Ralph J. and Brooke N. MOORE

Title:   Cosmos, God and Philosophy. American University Studies Series V, Philosophy, Volume 49

Publisher:    Peter Lang, New York, Bern, Frankfurt am Main, Paris, 1989, ISBN:9780820406107 

Seller ID:   98808

MOORE, Ralph J. and Brooke N. MOORE. The Cosmos, God and Philosophy. New York, Bern, Frankfurt am Main, Paris : Peter Lang, (1989). First Printing. Pp(6),[vii]-x,[1]-312,(2). 8vo, hardcover, with green and white paper-covere d boards, spine white with black lettering. Volume 49 in American University Studies Series V, Philosophy. "Saint Paul and Sir Isaac Newton advised that we look for God in His works. But twentieth century science has revolutionized our understanding of the physical and biological universe. How should our changed understanding affect traditional thought about God? This bookseeks to answer this question. The first part of the book is a general por trayal of the universe, guided by what science says about it. In the secondpart traditional arguments for the existence of God are considered in rela tionship to the contemporary cosmological panorama. In separate concluding chapters the authors set forth alternative opinions as to whether or not the cosmos is indeed God's work." (from the back cover). Contents : Part One:The Cosmos. 1. Searching the Cosmos for God and Truth. 2. The Red-Shift La dder. 3. Distancepast Markers and Rulers. 4.The Little Bomb and the Big Bang. 5. The Loom of Spacetime. 6. The Fabric of Matter and of Radiation. 7. The Subatomic. 8. Basic Interactions and Forces. 9. The Atom and Ordinary Particles. 10. More as to Particles. 11. The Expanding Explosion. 12. Gravitation. 13. Quasars and Hyperactive Galaxies. 14. Galaxies Generally. 15. TheMilky Way and Andromeda. 16. Stars and Nebulae. 17. The Solar System. 18. Black Holes and Compacted Stars. 19. Earth. Humanity and the Cosmos. Part Two: God and Philosophy. 20. Concepts and Realities. 21. Religious Language.22. Ontological Argument. 23. Teleological Argument. 24. Cosmological Argu ment. 25. Justification of Belief. 26. What I Think (Brooke N. Moore). 27. What I Think (Ralph J. Moore). 28. Conclusion. Very good. 35.00


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