publication . Article . 2017

Monsters of an Awakened Reason. The influence of the Biblical account in the development of the scientific theories on the origin of man and its variations

Mario César Sánchez Villa;
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  • Published: 19 May 2017 Journal: Culture & History Digital Journal, volume 6, page 8 (eissn: 2253-797X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Departmento de Publicaciones del CSIC
Abstract
<jats:p>The triumph of the reason as the only way of natural knowledge was the most remarkable result of the paradigm shift occurred during the so-called Scientific Revolution, which reaches from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, and in which dogmatic reasoning lost progressively its role as the principal form of knowledge. Nevertheless, during the following centuries, a large part of the men of science were willing to favour the conversion of dogma into an agent of rational thought. This paper, tries to offer a point of reflection on the influence that the biblical account maintained in the construction of the modern scientific theories that, somehow, tried...
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free text keywords: History, Transcendental number, Rationality, Law, Monogenism, Enlightenment, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Racism, Epistemology, Legitimation, Paradigm shift, Scientific theory, Ciencia, Religión, Monogenismo, Racismo, Variación, Herencia Biológica, Degeneración, History (General), D1-2009
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publication . Article . 2017

Monsters of an Awakened Reason. The influence of the Biblical account in the development of the scientific theories on the origin of man and its variations

Mario César Sánchez Villa;