Science and the Search for Meaning: Perspectives from by Jean Staune

By Jean Staune

As the organizer of a few of crucial conferences in technology and faith in Europe, Jean Staune is in a center place to document at the discussion among technology and faith, basically from the perspectives of scientists. during this publication, the interpretation of a contemporary French version, he offers "audacious and rigorous" articles by means of fifteen popular leaders within the box, of whom 4 are Nobel Prize winners. They symbolize 9 international locations and 7 religions.

Each of the authors during this quantity responds otherwise, addressing naturalism, materialism, the character of awareness, reductionism, and the hunt for meaning.Two paradigms emerge, with those that say that God (or course) can exist within the universe simply because we will be able to comprehend convinced issues, whereas others say that God exists simply because we won't comprehend the universe altogether. Their reflections at the accessibility and the secret of the area convey the intense summary revolution that happened in technology through the 20th century and how this establishes a bridge among technology and religion.

Contributors are Nobel Prize winners Christian de Duve, Charles Townes, Ahmed Zewail, and William D. Phillips; in addition to Paul Davies, Bernard d'Espagnat, Thomas Odhiambo, Ramanath Cowsik, Jean Kovalevsky, Thierry Magnin, Bruno Guiderdoni, Trinh Xuan Thuan, Khalil Chamcham, Michael Heller, and Philip Clayton.


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