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"C. S. Lewis and the Medieval Mind" essay in the book The Magician's Twin: C. S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society, editor, John West.

Published by Discovery Institute Press, 2012.

This book is a collection of essays from different authors which explores the writings and thought life of C. S. Lewis on science, scientific origins and revolutions, and the philosophy of scientism.

The essays explore the origin of science, the medieval worldview that informed the formation of the scientific enterprise, how science should be properly considered (historically and philosophically), and the impact of scientism on modern western society.


Lectures on Natural Theology, by Thomas Reid.

Published by Erasmus Press, 2020.

This book was transcribed from lecture notes that were written during the 1779-1780 academic year at the University of Glasgow, where Thomas Reid delivered lectures on natural theology. Natural Theology is the study of patterns and teleology in nature, best explained by divine creation.