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Science Quotes

Science Quotes Science (from the Latin word scientia, meaning “knowledge”) is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe. The earliest roots of science can be traced to Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia in around 3500 to 3000 BCE. Their contributions to mathematics, astronomy, and medicine entered and shaped...

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The Key to Wisdom

The Key to Wisdom Nearly forty years ago I discovered a profoundly significant idea – or so I believe. Since then, I have expounded and developed the idea in six books[1] and countless articles published in academic journals and other books.[2] I have talked about the idea in universities and...

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From Chaos To Order

From Chaos To Order For several centuries, with respect to our understanding of morality, virtue, science, and knowledge, our society has had the appearance of a wreck. It has been searching for an alternative system of order and thought in education, art, and morality. In fact, we need genius minds...

Mohism

What is Mohism? Mohism or Moism (墨家; Mòjiā; literally: ‘School of Mo’) was an ancient Chinese philosophy of logic, rational thought and science developed by the academic scholarswho studied under the ancient Chinese philosopher Mozi (c. 470 BC – c. 391 BC) and embodied in an eponymous book: the Mozi. It evolved at about the same time as Confucianism, Taoism and Legalism, and was one of...

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Relationship Between Religion And Science

Relationship Between Religion And Science Various aspects of the relationship between religion and science have been cited by modern historians of science and religion, philosophers, theologians, scientists, and others from various geographical regions and cultures. Even though the ancient and medieval worlds did not have conceptions resembling the modern understandings of “science”...

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Philosophy Of Science

Philosophy Of Science Philosophy of science is a sub-field of philosophy concerned with the foundations, methods, and implications of science. The central questions of this study concern what qualifies as science, the reliability of scientific theories, and the ultimate purpose of science. This discipline overlaps with metaphysics, ontology, and epistemology, for example, when it explores the relationship between...

Epistemology

What Is Epistemology? Epistemology (epistēmē, meaning ‘knowledge’, and logos, meaning ‘logical discourse’) is the branch of philosophy concerned with the theory of knowledge.[1] Epistemology is the study of the nature of knowledge, justification, and the rationality of belief. Much debate in epistemology centers on four areas: (1) the philosophical analysis of the...

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Occult

What Is Occult? The occult (from the Latin word occultus “clandestine, hidden, secret”) is “knowledge of the hidden” or “knowledge of the paranormal”, as opposed to facts and “knowledge of the measurable”, usually referred to as science.[1][2] The term is sometimes taken to mean knowledge that “is meant only for certain people” or that “must be kept hidden”, but for most practicing...

Anecdotal Evidence

Anecdotal Evidence

Anecdotal Evidence Anecdotal evidence is evidence from anecdotes: evidence collected in a casual or informal manner and relying heavily or entirely on personal testimony. The term is sometimes used in a legal context to describe certain kinds of testimony which are uncorroborated by objective, independent evidence such as notarized documentation, photographs, audio-visual recordings, etc. When used...

Existence of God

Existence of God The existence of God is a subject of debate in the philosophy of religion and popular culture.[1] A wide variety of arguments for and against the existence of God can be categorized as metaphysical, logical, empirical, or subjective. In philosophical terms, the question of the existence of God involves the disciplines of epistemology (the nature...

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Science And Religion

Science And Religion Science considers any fact, established through empirical methods, to be scientific. Therefore, assertions not established through observation and experiment are only theories or hypotheses. As science cannot be sure about the future, it does not make definite predictions. Doubt is the basis of scientific investigation. However, Prophet...

The Quran, Hadiths And Modern Science

The Quran, Hadiths And Modern Science The Quran does not constitute the sole source of doctrine and legislation in Islam. During Muhammad’s life and after his death, complementary information of a legislative nature was indeed sought in the study of the words and deeds of the Prophet. Although writing was...

Qur’anic and Biblical Narrations of The Exodus

Qur’anic and Biblical Narrations of The Exodus With the Exodus from Egypt of Moses and his followers, (the first stage of their move to Canaan), we come to an event of great importance. It is an established historical event which appears in a known context, in spite of occasional allegations...

Qur’anic and Biblical Narrations of The Flood

The Biblical Narration of the Flood and the Criticism The examination of the Old Testament description of the Flood in the first part of this book led to the following observations: There is not just one description of the Flood, but two, written at different times; –the Yahvist version which...

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Human Reproduction in The Qur’an

Human Reproduction in The Qur’an From the moment ancient human writings enter into detail (however slight) on the subject of reproduction, they inevitably make statements that are inaccurate. In the Middle Ages-and even in more recent time-reproduction was surrounded by all sorts of myths and superstitions. How could it have...

The Qur’an and The Sex Education

The Qur’an and The Sex Education Our epoch believes that it has made manifold discoveries in all possible fields. It is thought that great innovations have been made in the field of sex education, and the knowledge of the facts of life which has been opened up to young people...

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The Creation of The Animal and Vegetable Kingdoms in The Qur’an

The Creation of The Animal and Vegetable Kingdoms in The Qur’an Numerous verses describing the origins of life have been assembled in this chapter, along with certain aspects of the vegetable kingdom and general or specific topics relating to the animal kingdom. The grouping of verses scattered throughout the Book...

The Creation of the Earth in the Qur’an

The Creation of the Earth in the Qur’an As in the case of the subjects already examined, the verses of the Qur’an dealing with the Earth are dispersed throughout the Book. It is difficult to classify them, and the scheme adopted here is a personal one. To explain them more...

Astronomy in the Qur’an

Astronomy in the Qur’an The Qur’an is full of reflections on the Heavens. In the preceding chapter on the Creation, we saw how the plurality of the Heavens and Earths was referred to, as well as what the Qur’an calls an intermediary creation ‘between the Heavens and the Earth’, modern...

The Creation Of The Heavens And the Earth In The Holy Books

The Creation Of The Heavens And the Earth In The Holy Books DIFFERENCES FROM AND RESEMBLANCES TO THE BIBLICAL DESCRIPTION In contrast to the Old Testament, the Qur’an does not provide a unified description of the Creation. Instead of a continuous narration, there are passages scattered all over the Book...

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