How Critical is Realism?

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dc.creator Maslowe, Gregory A.
dc.date 2009-10-19
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-21T19:53:23Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-21T19:53:23Z
dc.date.issued 2012-08-21
dc.identifier http://digilib.bu.edu/journals/ojs/index.php/jfse/article/view/164
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2144/4011
dc.description The author explores the role of critical realism as the dominant epistemology in the science-and-religion dialogue. He presents the historical and philosophical peculiarities of this approach that have lead to its preeminence. Asking whether \"science and religion \" would benefit from greater epistemological variety, he presents a possible alternative to critical realism: enactionism, as articulated by Francisco Varela, Evan Thompson, and Eleanor Rosch in their book The Embodied Mind. Enactionism is not proposed as the replacement for critical realism, but the author wonders how science and religion would look given an enactionist epistemology.
dc.format application/pdf
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Boston Theological Institute
dc.relation http://digilib.bu.edu/journals/ojs/index.php/jfse/article/view/164/163
dc.source Journal of Faith and Science Exchange; Journal of Faith and Science Exchange, Vol. 5
dc.title How Critical is Realism?
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

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