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Natural Sciences and Human Thought

  • Robert Zwilling

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Z. Neubauer
    Pages 37-44
  3. H. G. Dosch
    Pages 45-53
  4. G. Süssmann
    Pages 55-70
  5. C. H. Holland
    Pages 71-83
  6. A. Pelczar
    Pages 85-92
  7. D. Z. Andriopoulos
    Pages 93-99
  8. E. Scheibe
    Pages 101-109
  9. W. A. Wagenaar
    Pages 111-123
  10. H. Haken
    Pages 125-137
  11. P. Galluzzi
    Pages 193-202
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 225-228

About these proceedings

Introduction

Leaving aside for once all utilitarian considerations, this book attempts to demonstrate the role and influence of the natural sciences in the development of human thought and in shaping the way in which we perceive the world. This seems to be particularly necessary in the present day and age, in view of the fact that a large section of the public is scarcely aware of the great cultural contribution that the natural sciences make towards moulding our conception of the world and scarcely acknowledges their function in helping us to find our bearings in a world that is becoming increasingly complex.

Keywords

History of Science Irreversibility and Self-Organization Meaning of time Molecular Evolution Theorateical Physics psychiatry theory of science

Editors and affiliations

  • Robert Zwilling
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of Heidelberg, Institute of ZoologyHeidelbergGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-78685-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-57518-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-78685-3
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