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  1. Michael Ruse, William A. Dembski, Matt Young, Taner Edis & John Brockman (2006). The Evolution-Creation Struggle. Journal of the History of Biology 39 (3):607-635.
     
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    Taner Edis (2006). Science and Nonbelief. Greenwood Press.
    Provides an overview of the complex history of the secular tradition of science and its interactions with religions and spiritual traditions.
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  3. Taner Edis (2004). The GHOST In The Universe: God in Light of Modern Science. American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 25 (2):183-185.
     
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    Taner Edis (1998). How Godel's Theorem Supports the Possibility of Machine Intelligence. Minds and Machines 8 (2):251-262.
    Gödel's Theorem is often used in arguments against machine intelligence, suggesting humans are not bound by the rules of any formal system. However, Gödelian arguments can be used to support AI, provided we extend our notion of computation to include devices incorporating random number generators. A complete description scheme can be given for integer functions, by which nonalgorithmic functions are shown to be partly random. Not being restricted to algorithms can be accounted for by the availability of an arbitrary random (...)
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  5. Taner Edis (2007). A False Quest For A True Islam. Free Inquiry 27:48-51.
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    Taner Edis & Maarten Boudry (2014). Beyond Physics? On the Prospects of Finding a Meaningful Oracle. Foundations of Science 19 (4):403-422.
    Certain enterprises at the fringes of science, such as intelligent design creationism, claim to identify phenomena that go beyond not just our present physics but any possible physical explanation. Asking what it would take for such a claim to succeed, we introduce a version of physicalism that formulates the proposition that all available data sets are best explained by combinations of “chance and necessity”—algorithmic rules and randomness. Physicalism would then be violated by the existence of oracles that produce certain kinds (...)
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    Taner Edis (2005). Debating Design. Philosophy Now 50:42-44.
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    Taner Edis & Saouma BouJaoude (2014). Rejecting Materialism: Responses to Modern Science in the Muslim Middle East. In Michael R. Matthews (ed.), International Handbook of Research in History, Philosophy and Science Teaching. Springer 1663-1690.
    In the past centuries, most Muslims have encountered modern science as a Western import. To avoid being overwhelmed by the military and commercial advantages enjoyed by technologically advanced nations, Middle Eastern Muslim societies had to begin adopting modern knowledge. As westernization started to shape social structures and institutions as well as technologies, conservative Muslim responses to modern science typically became conditioned by the demands of cultural defense. Many Muslim thinkers argued that upholding the religious character of Muslim civilization meant borrowing (...)
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    Taner Edis (2013). Atheism and the Rise of Science. In Stephen Bullivant & Michael Ruse (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Atheism. Oxford University Press 398.
    Atheists, conservative theists, and religious liberals often read the history of science in ways that support their own position. Atheists expect continual mutual support between science and nonbelief, conservatives emphasize theistic metaphysical foundations for science; and liberals find a historical development toward separate spheres for science and religion. The rise of science was more complicated than anticipated by any of these stories. Atheism and science have usually developed almost independently, with weak connections. Today, the naturalism of modern scientific descriptions of (...)
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  10. Taner Edis (2010). Is the Universe Rational? Free Inquiry 30:27-29.
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  11. Taner Edis (2002). Science and Religion - An Accidental World. Free Inquiry 22.
     
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  12. Taner Edis (2003). Science and Religion - Flipping a Quantum Coin. Free Inquiry 23.
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