By Jean Staune
As the organizer of a few of an important conferences in technology and faith in Europe, Jean Staune is in a middle place to file at the discussion among technological know-how and faith, essentially from the perspectives of scientists. during this booklet, the interpretation of a contemporary French version, he offers "audacious and rigorous" articles by way of fifteen well known leaders within the box, of whom 4 are Nobel Prize winners. They symbolize 9 nations and 7 religions.
Each of the authors during this quantity responds differently, addressing naturalism, materialism, the character of awareness, reductionism, and the search for meaning.Two paradigms emerge, with those that say that God (or course) can exist within the universe simply because we will comprehend convinced issues, whereas others say that God exists simply because we can't comprehend the universe altogether. Their reflections at the accessibility and the secret of the realm convey the extreme summary revolution that came about in technological know-how in the course of 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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Science and the Search for Meaning: Perspectives from International Scientists by Jean Staune