2017 Allan Day Memorial Lecture
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Date: Tuesday 15 August

 

Time: 6 pm refreshment, 6.30 pm lecture

 

Topic: Religious Origins of Modern Science

 

Speaker: Prof. Peter Harrison FAHA

 

Cost: $20 Full, $15 ISCAST Members, Ridley students & Concession 

 

Description

It is sometimes thought that modern science developed largely independently of, or even in opposition to, religion. Historians of science, however, have proposed various ways in which religion might have played a significant role in the emergence of modern science. This lecture will evaluate some of the standard arguments for the religious origins of science, and put forward some new ideas about the influence of religion on the development and persistence of science.

Further details on the ISCAST website

Venue

Ridley College

170 The Avenue, 
Parkville Vic.

Contact Details:

ISCAST Vic Office

Phone: 9254 1045

email: admin@iscast.org