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 Reading the Mind of God: Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

in Oracles of Science: Celebrity Scientists versus God and Religion

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195310726
eISBN:
9780199785179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310726.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Stephen Hawking is a public intellectual and the best-selling author of A Brief History of Time, The Universe in a Nutshell, The Large Scale Structure of Spacetime with George Ellis, Stephen ... More


‘What Place, then, for a Creator?’: Hawking on God and Creation

William Lane Craig

in Theism, Atheism, and Big Bang Cosmology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263838
eISBN:
9780191682650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263838.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the position or opinion of cosmologist Stephen Hawking on the existence of God. In a review of his recent book, A Brief History of Time, a critic suggested that in Hawking's ... More


The Promise of Irreconcilable Difference

Tamara Levitz

in Modernist Mysteries: Perséphone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730162
eISBN:
9780199932467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730162.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 8 examines Persephone’s rebirth and return to the underworld with the goal of understanding what its emancipatory promise and historicity—or relationship to the past, present, and ... More


The Uses of Darkness

Phil Hadfield

in Bar Wars: Contesting the Night in Contemporary British Cities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199297856
eISBN:
9780191700866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297856.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter draws upon the personal experiences of the author and a diverse range of published works on the cultural and natural histories of night-time in Western societies. Night-time is revealed ... More


A Fourth Repetition

Zsuzsa Baross

in Deleuze and Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624799
eISBN:
9780748652396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624799.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines Gilles Deleuze's writings on cinema and his concept of repetition. It explains that the hypothesis that guides the movement of passage in the text is that the cinematic ... More


A Brief History of Work Time

Benjamin H. Snyder

in The Disrupted Workplace: Time and the Moral Order of Flexible Capitalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190203498
eISBN:
9780190203535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203498.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Economic Sociology

This chapter provides some important historical background for understanding the rise of flexible capitalism as a new cultural and political regime of work time. The chapter analyzes the rise of ... More


The Latest Catastrophe: History, the Present, the Contemporary

Henry Rousso

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226165066
eISBN:
9780226165370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165370.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In this book Rousso sets two tasks for himself: (1) to provide a history of the problem of “contemporariness” in history writing; (2) to analyze how contemporary history came to be a sub-discipline ... More


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