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Huxley's church and Maxwell's demon : from theistic science to naturalistic science / Matthew Stanley.

By: Stanley, Matthew, 1975- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago, Illinois ; London : The University of Chicago Press, c2015Description: 364 pages ; 24 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780226164878 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879 | Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895 | Science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Physicists -- Great Britain -- 19th century | Naturalists -- Great Britain -- 19th century | Naturalism -- History -- 19th century | Religion and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification:
Contents:
Introduction -- Religious lives -- The uniformity of natural laws -- The limits of science -- The goals of science education: the working men's college -- Intellectual freedom -- Free will and natural laws -- How the naturalists "won" -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [331]-359) and index.

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