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Jeffrey Koperski

When Dialogue was the Norm

Section: Articles
Volume 10 (2023) / Issue 1, pp. 105-111 (7)
Published 17.10.2023
DOI 10.1628/ptsc-2023-0010
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While scientists sometimes make light of philosophy, science relies on a variety of philosophical assumptions, such as the idea that there are laws of nature. Many of these arose during the Scientific Revolution with the rejection of Aristotelianism. Here we consider the theological motivations behind several key examples. While science is now officially naturalistic, its rise depended in part on theology.