Religion and the Rise of Modern Science

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Regent College Publishing, 2000 - 162 páginas
At a time when religion and science are seen by many to be antagonists locked in a battle to the death, Professor Hooykaas offers a startling proposition: modern science, he suggests, is in good part a product of the Judeo-Christian influence on western thought.
 

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中国国内90年就有了汉译本,但当时国内的学术视野是开放与自由,没有充分意识到“宗教文化问题”的重要,直到2000年文化保守主义宣言。
Hooykaas本书是不可多得的,从科学史角度透视科学的多元的、历史性的宗教文化。没有
像默顿那样得出因果性的命题,也没有将科学与宗教当做两大势力现成摆置,谈论它们的所谓“对立”或“统一”。
科学从中世纪的经院神学脱胎,势必要借助其中的新力量——唯名论和经验论,但发展自然研究、阐述自然哲学和构建自然研究文化(在近代西方就是宗教问题)都脱离不了这一问题。
这种研究对非西方传统接续现代科学、塑造新文化尤其有意义
只恨国内无英文馆藏
 

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too difficult to understand,
it is better to know other history and philosophy before you read this book

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B The Biblical View
7
The Mechanistic World Picture
16
REASON AND EXPERIENCB
29
B Empiricism and Rationalism in the Beginning of
35
Empiricist Opposition to Descartes
44
NATURE AND
54
B The Abolition of the Contrast between Art and Nature
61
THE RISE OF EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCE
75
B The JudaeoChristian Evaluation of Manual Work
83
SCIENCE AND THE REFORMATION
98
B Science and Biblical Exegesis
114
Puritanism and Science
135
Epilogue
161
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