Proceedings of the International Conference
"Foundations and the Ontological Quest. Prospects for the New Millennium"

CONTENTS



I SECTION: «MATHEMATICS AND LOGIC»
III SECTION: «COGNITIVE SCIENCES»


Walter Freeman
, Brain and body: human acquisition of knowledge and wisdom through intentional action

Hubert Dreyfus, A phenomenology of skill acquisition as the basis for a non-representationalist cognitive science

Arthur Peacocke, The hierarchy of the sciences: body, brain and mind

Philip Johnson-Laird, Human reasoning and rationality

I SECTION: «MATHEMATICS AND LOGIC»
IV SECTION: «ONTOLOGICAL CONNECTIONS»

Roger Penrose, The physics of the small and the large: what is the bridge between them

Paul Steinhardt, The endless universe


BERNARD D'ESPAGNAT, Quantum physics and the ontological problem

JOHN POLKINGHORNE, The new physics and opportunities for ontological initiatives

BASARAB NICOLESCU, Levels of reality and the sacred

HORST SEIDL, About the ontological foundations of natural sciences

 

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