By Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, Attila Grandpierre
This quantity represents the 1st which interfaces with astronomy because the fulcrum of the sciences. It provides complete expression to the human ardour for the skies. Advancing human civilization has opened up and matured this ardour into the excellent technological know-how of astronomy. Advancing science’s quest for the 1st rules of life meets the ontopoietic generative emblems of lifestyles, the point of interest of the hot Enlightenment. It provides quite a few views illustrating how the interaction among humans and the celestial realm has expert civilizational tendencies. students and philosophers debate in physics and biology, the findings of that are starting a extra inclusive, wider photograph of the universe. different types of the common order and of lifestyles the following awarded, all aiming on the first ideas of existence―accord with the phenomenology/ontopoiesis of existence in the logos-prompted primogenital flow of turning into and motion, which issues to a way forward for progressing tradition
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A healthy world picture leads to healthy societies. The world picture serves as guideline to science, to philosophy, to religion, to art; it shapes our communal life. All knowledge must serve mankind’s common good. It seems that aggression arises from the lack of knowing, appreciating and developing our best human values. Therefore, recognizing life’s central value for mankind’s future societies offers a new perspective to transform our history from “history of wars” (Machiavelli: “War and preparation for war is the normal condition of mankind”) into the history of lifebuilding societies.