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31. Divine Action Topic: Birch, Charles. Neo-Darwinism, Self-organization,...
applies the mathematics of chaos theory to some
aspects of biological evolution without appealing to natural selection.
Birch acknowledges that both
neo-Darwinism and self-organization draw on strictly mechanistic models, but
32. Divine Action Topic: Isham, C.J. and J.C. Polkinghorne. The Debate ove...
quantum physics and chaos theory encourages a view of nature as open and
temporal, thus allowing for both human and divine agency. The problem of the lack of universal
simultaneity is lessened since simultaneity is an a posteriori
33. Divine Action Topic: Murphy, Nancey. Divine Action in the Natural Orde...
our attention away from chaos and complexity to
the arena of quantum physics . In her paper, Murphy argues that the problem of
divine action will be solved by nothing less than a revised metaphysical theory
of the nature of matter and of
34. Divine Action Topic: Biblical Studies
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35. Divine Action Topic: Gilkey, Langdon. The God of Nature.
Science, including chaos
theory , provides a picture of reality that combines both order and novelty; the
ascending order can well be described as an order of increasing value.
Reflection on this scientific picture of reality, along with
36. Divine Action Topic: Kuppers, Bernd-Olaf. Understanding Complexity.
conditions in physical theory. His central claim is that the
complexity of a system or a phenomenon lies in the complexity . . . of its
boundary conditions. Following the analysis of Michael Polanyi , Küppers argues
that in a
37. Divine Action Topic: Wildman, Wesley J. Evaluating the Teleological Ar...
views about teleonomy and chaos. 2) Given
that complex systems are open-ended, he asks whether one specific end can be
achieved, and by an intentional agent? 3) Moreover, are high-level
characteristics of living systems due to the complex
38. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: Polkinghornes View of Divine Action
is to ask - what, for each theory, is the causal joint at
which God - as a transcendent , immaterial world cause - interacts particularly
with causative factors in the material world?
John Polkinghorne is the
39. Maddox Bibliography Topic: III. Popular Expositions of Contemporary Natural ...
E. Chaos &
F. Cosmology and
G. Geology and