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The Conduct of Belief: Agnosticism, the Metaphysical Society, and the Formation of Intellectual Communities (2014)


Description Considers the Metaphysical Society which formed to debate a variety of beliefs relating to the relationship between science and religion.

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Authors & Contributors
Lightman, Bernard V.
England, Richard K.
Dawson, Gowan
Barton, Ruth
White, Paul S.
Lustig, Abigail J.
British Journal for the History of Science
Journal of the History of Ideas
NTM: Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Technik und Medizin
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Spontaneous Generations
History of Science
University of Chicago Press
Cambridge University Press
University of Toronto Press
Science and religion
Atheism; agnosticism; irreligion
Controversies and disputes
Naturalism (philosophy)
Huxley, Thomas Henry
Hooker, Joseph Dalton
Wilberforce, Samuel
Tyndall, John
Darwin, Charles Robert
Lubbock, John, 1st Baron Avebury
Time Periods
19th century
18th century
20th century, early
Great Britain
British Association for the Advancement of Science

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