Science as Myth (Whether Sacred or Not), Science as Prism


  • J. Baird Callicott University of North Texas



science and religion, ethics of science, scientism, scientific epistemology

Author Biography

  • J. Baird Callicott, University of North Texas
    J. Baird Callifott is an Executive Editor of the Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture.


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How to Cite

Callicott, J. B. (2015). Science as Myth (Whether Sacred or Not), Science as Prism. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, 9(2), 154-168.