Book 2009

Science, Worldviews and Education


ISBN: 978-90-481-2778-8 (Print) 978-90-481-2779-5 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VII

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-26

    Science, Worldviews and Education: An Introduction

  3. Chapter

    Pages 27-48

    Science, Worldviews, and Education

  4. Chapter

    Pages 49-80

    Teaching the Philosophical and Worldview Components of Science

  5. Chapter

    Pages 81-97

    Worldviews and their relation to science

  6. Chapter

    Pages 99-116

    Contemporary Science and Worldview-Making

  7. Chapter

    Pages 117-133

    The Electromagnetic Conception of Nature at the Root of the Special and General Relativity Theories and its Revolutionary Meaning

  8. Chapter

    Pages 135-148

    Imagining the World: The Significance of Religious Worldviews for Science Education

  9. Chapter

    Pages 149-164

    Whose Science and Whose Religion? Reflections on the Relations between Scientific and Religious Worldviews

  10. Chapter

    Pages 165-189

    Can Science Test Supernatural Worldviews?

  11. Chapter

    Pages 191-212

    The Interplay of Scientific Activity, Worldviews and Value Outlooks

  12. Chapter

    Pages 213-236

    Fall and Rise of Aristotelian Metaphysics in the Philosophy of Science

  13. Chapter

    Pages 237-255

    Modern Science and Conservative Islam: An Uneasy Relationship

  14. Chapter

    Pages 257-269

    Science and worldviews in the marxist tradition

  15. Chapter

    Pages 271-302

    Science and Worldviews in the Classroom: Joseph Priestley and Photosynthesis

  16. Chapter

    Pages 303-325

    Responses and Clarifications Regarding Science and Worldviews

  17. Back Matter

    Pages I-XVIII