Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 April 2014

262 Pages | 20 b/w illustrations


ISBN: 9780198704997

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Why Beliefs Matter

Reflections on the Nature of Science

E. Brian Davies

  • Discusses deep problems about our place in the world with a minimum of jargon
  • Provides many direct quotations from the main protagonists
  • Challenges the standing of Platonism, taken for granted by many mathematicians and theologians
  • Attempts to debunk a variety of grand schemes about the world by revealing their deep flaws

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