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The validity of theology as an academic discipline

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a study in the light of the history and philosophy of science and with special reference to relevant aspects of the thought of Austin Farrer
Abstract:

An analysis of relevant aspects of the history of science shows that theology's loss of credibility in an increasingly science-oriented age can be attributed to unresolved disputes from the past over metaphysical, epistemological and methodological issues.

In Chapters 1 and 2, an attempt is made to show that the basic disagreements between science and theology can be traced to the ongoing quest for the principles of knowing shared by all disciplines.

In Chapters 3 to 6, an atte...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Theology
Role:
Author
Publication date:
1988
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602323497
URN:
uuid:2045ddd1-056a-4eb9-830c-cd26f51fbb00
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td:602323497
Language:
English
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