11. Intelligent Design Topic: Can Specified Complexity Even Have a Mechanism?
book, The Fifth Miracle Paul Davies (p. 112) claims that life isn't mysterious because of its complexity per se but because of its "tightly specified complexity." Stuart Kauffman in his just published Investigations (October 2000) proposes
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12. Divine Action Topic: Evolutionary Theory
Teleology Without Teleology: Purpose through
Drees, Willem B.
Evolutionary Naturalism and Religion."
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13. Intro Topic: Cosmology
different view. Physicist Paul Davies , for example, has written that the
beauty and order of the laws of physics themselves suggests there must be
something behind those laws, something driving the mathematical beauty and order
in the universe.
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14. Maddox Bibliography Topic: 2. Mathematical Order of the Universe and the Divine
York: Vintage, 2002.
Davies , Paul. The Mind of God: the Scientific Basis
for a Rational World . New York: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, 1993.
Livio, Mario. The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi .
New York: Broadway Books, 2002.
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15. Interview: Steven Weinberg (PBS)
response to scientists like Paul Davies , who say they do see a point to the universe and they
think that science itself supports that?
DR. WEINBERG: I think it's true that there is a mystery about nature which is not likely to be cleared up in
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16. Divine Action Topic: Happel, Stephen. Metaphors and Time Asymmetry: Co...
like John Barrow and Paul
Davies , who treat cosmological metaphors as narrative, with the
non-teleological approach of Stephen Hawking , who seems closer to Derrida and
Ricoeur. Happel sees these approaches
as parallel to the theological
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17. Maddox Bibliography Topic: E. Chaos & Complexity Theory
University Press, 2003.
Davies , Paul. The Cosmic Blueprint: New Discoveries
in Natures Creative Ability to Order the Universe . New York: Simon &
Schuster, 1988 (reprint, Radnor, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2004).
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18. Intelligent Design Topic: How Can an Unembodied Intelligence Interact with t...
Foundation in October 1999, Paul Davies expressed his doubts about intelligent design this way: "At some point God has to move the particles." The physical world consists of physical stuff, and for a designer to influence the arrangement of
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19. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: Key Figures and Developments in the Scie...
is the physicist Paul Davies , who has been drawn towards theism by the
directions he has seen his scientific field take, and who has written of this
journey in books such as God and the New
and The Mind of God.
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20. Biography: Biography Index
Davies - Physicist, Templeton Prize winner, and author of The
Mind of God
Dawkins - Zoologist, author of The Selfish Gene
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