2009

The Two Cultures: Shared Problems

ISBN: 978-88-470-0868-7 (Print) 978-88-470-0869-4 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Time, Infinity, Cosmology

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-12

      Did Time Have a Beginning? A Meeting Point for Science and Philosophy

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      Pages 13-25

      The Flowand the Map: On the Dynamic and Static Views of Time

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      Pages 27-38

      The Evolution of the Universe

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      Pages 39-50

      And the Eternal Zeno Springs to Mind

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      Pages 51-97

      Creating the Physical World ex nihilo? On the Quantum Vacuum and Its Fluctuations

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      Pages 99-114

      Worldly Nihilism and Theological Nihilism — A Possible Definition

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      Pages 115-122

      General Discussion on the Themes of the First Section

  3. Intelligence and Emotions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

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      Pages 125-145

      Original Knowledge and the Two Cultures

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      Pages 147-164

      The Many Faces of Intelligence

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      Pages 165-182

      Cycles of Re-Creation — A Psychoanalytical Approach to Music

  4. Beauty and Creativity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

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      Pages 185-206

      Symmetry: A Bridge Between the Two Cultures

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      Pages 207-237

      The Dynamics of Beauty

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      Pages 239-264

      Scientific and Artistic Creativity: In Search of Unifying Analogies

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      Pages 265-285

      The Artworld and the World of Works of Art

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      Pages 287-305

      Architecture Between Science and Art

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      Pages 307-320

      The Mirror: An Optical Prosthesis that Multiplies the Reflective Abilities of the Mind

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 321-323