Volume 107 2011

Astronomy and Civilization in the New Enlightenment

Passions of the Skies

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ISBN: 978-90-481-9747-7 (Print) 978-90-481-9748-4 (Online)

Table of contents (31 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. ASTRONOMY, SCIENCE , PHILOSOPHY FLOURISHING IN THE NEW ENLIGHTENMENT

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-17

      The New Enlightenment: Cosmo-Transcendental Positioning of the Living Being in the Universe

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      Pages 19-36

      On the First Principle of Biology and the Foundation of the Universal Science

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      Pages 37-46

      The Relation Between Man and World

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      Pages 47-60

      Observers, Freedom, and the Cosmos

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      Pages 61-67

      The Enchanting Heavens

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      Pages 69-80

      The Science Of Wholeness

  3. COSMOS SHAPING WORLD VIEWS

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      Pages 81-81

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      Pages 83-88

      Meridianae in Italy

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      Pages 89-98

      The Cosmological Circumstances and Results of the Anno Domini Invention: Anno Mundi 6000, Great Year, Precession, and End of the World Calculation

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      Pages 99-109

      Coming of Age Under the Night Sky: the Importance of Astronomy in Shaping Worldviews

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      Pages 111-117

      Medieval Roots of the Modern Cosmology

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      Pages 119-120

      Is There Any Fundamental Connection Between Man and the Universe?

  4. ASTRONOMY IN THE ORIGINS OF CULTURE

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      Pages 121-121

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      Pages 123-128

      Cultural Impacts Of Astronomy

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      Pages 129-135

      Triadic Insights in Astronomy, Art and Music

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      Pages 137-143

      The Social And Spiritual Impact Of Sky Lore On Prehistoric Societies In Europe

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      Pages 145-149

      Impact Of Astronomy In Nepalese Civilization

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      Pages 151-165

      Impact of Stars on Human Culture

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      Pages 167-173

      The Contribution Of Musical Theory To An Ancient Chinese Concept Of The Universe

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      Pages 175-185

      Cosmopolis: How Astronomy Affects Philosophies of Human Nature and Religion

  5. UNIVERSE AND LIFE

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      Pages 187-187

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      Pages 189-198

      Mind in the Quantum Universe

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      Pages 199-209

      Why is the Universe Just Right for Life?

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