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Richard Bevan Braithwaite FBA (15 January 1900 – 21 April 1990) was an English philosopher who specialized in the philosophy of science, ethics, and the philosophy of religion. [1]

31 relations: A Scientific Theology, Alister McGrath, Anglicanism, Aristotelian Society, Bachelor of Arts, Banbury, Basil Mitchell (academic), Bootham School, British Academy, Cambridge University Moral Sciences Club, Conscientious objector, David Hugh Mellor, Deconstruction, Don Cupitt, Epiphany Philosophers, Friends' Ambulance Unit, Game theory, Karl Popper, King's College, Cambridge, Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Margaret Masterman, Master of Arts, Oxfordshire, Quakers, Sidcot School, Somerset, University of Cambridge, William Charles Braithwaite, World War I, York.

A Scientific Theology

A Scientific Theology is a set of three books by Alister McGrath that explores the parallels between the working assumptions and methods of Christian theology and those of the natural sciences.

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Alister McGrath

Alister Edgar McGrath (born 23 January 1953) is a Northern Irish theologian, priest, intellectual historian, scientist, and Christian apologist.

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Anglicanism is a tradition within Christianity comprising the Church of England and churches which are historically tied to it or hold similar beliefs, worship practices and church structures.

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Aristotelian Society

The Aristotelian Society for the Systematic Study of Philosophy, more generally known as the Aristotelian Society, was founded at a meeting on 19 April 1880, at 17 Bloomsbury Square which resolved "to constitute a society of about twenty and to include ladies; the society to meet fortnightly, on Mondays at 8 o'clock, at the rooms of the Spelling Reform Association…" Amongst other things, the rules of the Society stipulated: According to H. Wildon Carr, in choosing a name for the society, it was: The Society's first president was Mr. Shadworth H. Hodgson.

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Bachelor of Arts

A Bachelor of Arts (BA, B.A., AB or A.B.), from the Latin artium baccalaureus or baccalarium artium is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, the sciences, or both.

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Banbury is a market town and civil parish on the River Cherwell in the Cherwell District of Oxfordshire.

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Basil Mitchell (academic)

Basil George Mitchell, D.D., FBA (9 April 1917 – 23 June 2011) was a British philosopher and one-time Nolloth Professor of the Philosophy of the Christian Religion at the University of Oxford.

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Bootham School

Bootham School is an independent Quaker boarding school in the city of York in North Yorkshire, England.

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British Academy

The British Academy is the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and the social sciences.

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Cambridge University Moral Sciences Club

The Cambridge University Moral Sciences Club, founded in October 1878, is a philosophy discussion group that meets weekly at Cambridge during term time.

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Conscientious objector

A conscientious objector (CO) is an "individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, and/or religion.

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David Hugh Mellor

David Hugh Mellor (born 10 July 1938), also known as Hugh Mellor and usually cited as D. H. Mellor, is an English philosopher.

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Deconstruction (déconstruction) is a critical outlook concerned with the relationship between text and meaning.

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Don Cupitt

Don Cupitt (born 22 May 1934 in Oldham, Lancashire) is an English philosopher of religion and scholar of Christian theology.

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Epiphany Philosophers

The Epiphany Philosophers were a group of philosophers, scientists and religious (priests, nuns and monks) who met regularly and published between 1950 and 2010.

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Friends' Ambulance Unit

The Friends' Ambulance Unit (FAU) was a volunteer ambulance service, founded by individual members of the British Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), in line with their Peace Testimony.

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Game theory

Game theory is the study of strategic decision-making.

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Karl Popper

Sir Karl Raimund Popper (28 July 1902 – 17 September 1994) was an Austrian-British philosopher and professor.

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King's College, Cambridge

King's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England.

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Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy

The Knightbridge Professorship of Philosophy is the senior professorship in philosophy at the University of Cambridge.

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Ludwig Wittgenstein

Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language.

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Margaret Masterman

Margaret Masterman (4 May 1910 – 1 April 1986) was a British linguist and philosopher, most known for her pioneering work in the field of computational linguistics and especially machine translation.

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Master of Arts

A Master of Arts degree (Magister Artium; abbreviated M.A., MA, A.M., or AM) is a type of master's degree awarded by universities in many countries.

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Oxfordshire (or; abbreviated Oxon) is a county in South East England bordering on Warwickshire (to the north/north-west), Northamptonshire (to the north/north-east), Buckinghamshire (to the east), Berkshire (to the south), Wiltshire (to the south-west) and Gloucestershire (to the west).

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The Quakers (or Religious Society of Friends) is a Christian movement which professes the priesthood of all believers, a doctrine it derives from.

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Sidcot School

Sidcot School is a British co-educational independent school for boarding and day pupils, associated with the Religious Society of Friends.

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Somerset is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west.

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University of Cambridge

The University of CambridgeThe corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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William Charles Braithwaite

William Charles Braithwaite (1862 – 1922) was a British historian, specialising in the early history of the Society of Friends (Quakers).

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England, and is the traditional county town of Yorkshire to which it gives its name.

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