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Doubt and certainty

the celebrated academy : debates on science, mysticism, reality, in general on the knowable and unknowable, with particular forays into such esoteric matters as the mind fluid, the behavior of the stock market, and the disposition of a quantum mechanical sphinx, to name a few

by Tony Rothman

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Published by Perseus Books in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy,
  • Physics -- Philosophy,
  • Philosophy, Asian

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTony Rothman and George Sudarshan ; with illustrations by Shannon K. Comins.
    SeriesHelix books
    ContributionsSudarshan, E. C. G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 .R56494 1998
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Paginationxvi, 320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL398497M
    ISBN 100738200069
    ISBN 109780738201696
    LC Control Number98087634
    OCLC/WorldCa40631104

    The Certainty of Uncertainty  explores the question of certainty by looking at the reasons human beings crave certainty and the responses we fashion to help meet that need. The book takes an in-depth view of religion, language, our senses, our science, and our world to find the inescapable certainties therein.   Doubt, faith, certainty. In this book celebrated theologian Anthony Thiselton provides clarity on these complicated, long-misunderstood theological concepts and the practical pastoral problems they raise for Christians. He reminds us that doubt is not always bad, faith can have different Author: Anthony C. Thiselton.

    Book Summary The Problem. The world has a certainty problem. In the book, we will explore the inescapable uncertainties in our lives: in our systems of belief, our language, and our experience of the world itself. There are stories in sacred texts describing the doubt or lack of certainty of holy men and women. Get this from a library! Doubt, faith, and certainty. [Anthony C Thiselton] -- Doubt, faith, certainty. In this book celebrated theologian Anthony Thiselton provides clarity on these complicated, long-misunderstood theological concepts and the practical pastoral problems they.

    Doubt And Certainty. | He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, World Politics Review, Politico Magazine, Orthodox Life. Get this from a library! Medical knowledge: doubt and certainty. [Clive Seale; Stephen Pattison; Basiro Davey; Open University.;] -- "In this book, medical knowledge comes under scrutiny from an interdisciplinary team of authors that includes sociologists, historians, epidemiologists and human biologists. They begin by examining.


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I t is necessary to balance certainty and doubt in order to accomplish all of one’s life goals. But I believe that, because doubt is so highly misconstrued, doubt is more necessary in the process of making decisions.

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In this book celebrated theologian Anthony Thiselton provides clarity on these complicated, long-misunderstood theological concepts and the practical pastoral problems they raise for Christians.