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Human Flourishing: Scientific Insight and Spiritual Wisdom in Uncertain Times (Hardcover)

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Andrew Briggs, Professor of Nanomaterials, Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Michael J. Reiss, Professor of Science Education, University College of London Professor Andrew Briggs was elected in 2002 as the first holder of the Chair in Nanomaterials at the University of Oxford. His scientific research focuses on materials and techniques for quantum technologies, in which non-classical superposition and entanglement are harnessed for future applicationssuch as quantum computers, using machine learning to run the experiments. His book with Roger Wagner, The Penultimate Curiosity: How Science Swims in the Slipstream of Ultimate Questions, has been widely reviewed internationally, and formed the basis for a documentary film and a series for children.His subsequent book, It Keeps Me Seeking: The Invitation from Science, Philosophy, and Religion, written with Hans Halvorson and Andrew Steane, was chosen by Times Higher Education as Book of the Week for the first issue of 2019. Reverend Professor Michael J. Reiss holds the Chair of Science Education at the Institute of Education, University College London. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, visiting professor at the University of York and the Royal Veterinary College, a priest in the Church of England, andpresident of the International Society for Science and Religion. The former Director of Education at the Royal Society, he is a member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics and has written extensively about curricula, pedagogy, and assessment in science education and has directed a very large numberof research, evaluation, and consultancy projects over the past twenty-five years funded by UK research councils, government departments, charities, and international agencies.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780198850267
ISBN-10: 0198850263
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: December 18th, 2021
Pages: 368
Language: English