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Published by Vatican Observatory, University of Notre Dame Press [distributor] in Vatican City State, Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English


  • Religion and science,
  • Cosmology,
  • Quantum theory

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Robert J. Russell, William R. Stoeger, and George V. Coyne.
ContributionsRussell, Robert J., Stoeger, William R., Coyne, G. V.
LC ClassificationsBL240.2 .P49 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1800049M
ISBN 100268015775, 0268015767
LC Control Number89203331

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William R. Stoeger is Staff Astrophysicist in the Vatican Observatory Research Group at the University of Arizona. He specializes in theoretical cosmology, gravitational physics, and interdisciplinary studies bridging the natural sciences, philosophy and theology. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Physics, Philosophy, and Theology: A Common Quest for Understanding (From the Vatican Observatory Foundation) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Physics Edited by Robert Batterman Contributors Guido Bacciagaluppi is Reader in Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen. His field of research is the philosophy of physics, in particular the philosophy of quantum theory. He also works on the history of quantum theory and has published a book on the Solvay.