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The Resource A chaos of delight : science, religion and myth and the shaping of Western thought, Geoffrey P. Dobson

A chaos of delight : science, religion and myth and the shaping of Western thought, Geoffrey P. Dobson

Label
A chaos of delight : science, religion and myth and the shaping of Western thought
Title
A chaos of delight
Title remainder
science, religion and myth and the shaping of Western thought
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey P. Dobson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
140
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL240.3
LC item number
.D63 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A chaos of delight : science, religion and myth and the shaping of Western thought, Geoffrey P. Dobson
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip057/2005001884.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 437-462) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Science, religion and myth : making sense of the world -- Life among the gods, part I : the Sumerians, service and supplication -- Life among the gods, part II : ancient Egyptians, optimism and opportunity -- The Presocratics : from myth to philosophical reason -- Classical philosophy : different roads to truth -- Early Christianity : the historical road to one God -- Medieval Christendom : faith and reason -- The triumphant rise of Western science : methodologies, mathematics and measurement -- The big bang : starlight to superstrings -- Origins of life : from molecules to machines -- Humankind's evolutionary origins and emergence of mind -- Tradition at the crossroads : seeking unity in diversity
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 478 p.
Isbn
9781845530181
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005001884
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn368484757
Label
A chaos of delight : science, religion and myth and the shaping of Western thought, Geoffrey P. Dobson
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip057/2005001884.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 437-462) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Science, religion and myth : making sense of the world -- Life among the gods, part I : the Sumerians, service and supplication -- Life among the gods, part II : ancient Egyptians, optimism and opportunity -- The Presocratics : from myth to philosophical reason -- Classical philosophy : different roads to truth -- Early Christianity : the historical road to one God -- Medieval Christendom : faith and reason -- The triumphant rise of Western science : methodologies, mathematics and measurement -- The big bang : starlight to superstrings -- Origins of life : from molecules to machines -- Humankind's evolutionary origins and emergence of mind -- Tradition at the crossroads : seeking unity in diversity
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 478 p.
Isbn
9781845530181
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005001884
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn368484757

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