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The Exemplar Approach to Science and Religion

Park, Seungbae (2019) The Exemplar Approach to Science and Religion.

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We can judge whether some activities are scientific or religious, depending on how similar they are to exemplar scientific activities or to exemplar religious activities, even if we cannot specify the necessary and sufficient conditions for science and religion. The absence of the demarcation between science and religion does not justify the school policy of teaching the creationist hypothesis that God created the universe any more than it justifies the religious policy of teaching evolutionary theory, quantum mechanics, and the Big Bang theory in religious institutions.


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Park, Seungbae
Keywords: Creationist Hypothesis, Demarcation, Exemplar Theory, Religion, Science
Subjects: General Issues > Science and Religion
Depositing User: Dr. Seungbae Park
Date Deposited: 12 May 2020 02:54
Last Modified: 12 May 2020 02:54
Item ID: 17165
Subjects: General Issues > Science and Religion
Date: November 2019
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/17165

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