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Science, chance, and providence : the Riddell memorial lectures, forty-sixth series delivered at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne on 15, 16, and 17 March 1977 / by Donald M. MacKay.

Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1978.
ISBN 9780197139158, 0197139159

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Subjects Chance.
Providence and government of God.
Religion and science.
Series Riddell memorial lectures ; 46th ser.
Description 67 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents pt. I.A scientist in God's world: Fog -- Dynamic stability -- Science in a created world -- 'Customs of the creator' -- Two questions -- Miracle -- Objectivity -- Conclusion -- part II. The mythology of chance. The unpredictable -- Clearing the ground -- Chance -- A mis-stated issue -- The winding-down of the world -- Conclusion -- part III. What room for providence? The image of space-time -- What makes a contradiction? -- The human face of God -- Prayer in a scientific age -- A secular illustration -- The spectre of the inevitable -- Contact with God.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3608286
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WorldCat Identities MacKay, Donald MacCrimmon, 1922-1987.
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