Sci 13 - Class 13 Thursday, May 15, 2008 12:35 PM There's...

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Class 13 Thursday, May 15, 2008 12:35 PM There's more than the limited and self-limited enlightenment reason Romantic notions helped shape where we are today Spiritualism Despite newtonian synthesis Modern science wasn't quite modern Platform on which modernity is raised Victorians pull it all together It was a more static time, but they faced all these changes All for the greater glory of God (nature) Later on Naturalism vs. theology
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Pace of scientific discovery Everyday new facts that can't be accomodated in religion Darwinian Evolution They mange to stuff most sci. ideas into theology But darwinian evolution COULDN'T at all Brit embraced science since 18th c. In 19th they've gotten reward from it They understand science which gives can take religious traditions, aspirations of their soul They're used to synthesis, not dividing, but they can't do it here The boundary natural from supernatural Victorians thought they'd be able to cross boundaries But as SCIENTISTS
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Natural Theology Design Direction Teleology and purpose (headed to higher goal) Anthropocentric Metaphoric Harmony, hierarchy and order But not dynamic and progressive Multiple acts of creation Had to let go of somethings Like when the earth was created Isn't going to try to get a literal reading from the bible Buckland is the one who makes science into religion and bible Teleology Ultimately it'll serve a higher good Progressing
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In 18th C God created an already perfect order
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This note was uploaded on 06/04/2008 for the course HIST 2D taught by Professor Raia during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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Sci 13 - Class 13 Thursday, May 15, 2008 12:35 PM There's...

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