The Cultural Values of Science

Proceedings of the Plenary Session
8-11 November 2002
Scripta Varia 105 | Vatican City, 2003
pp. 389, XVII tables | ISBN 88-7761-082-4


Science and Culture

Maurizio Iaccarino

Que la science s’inscrit dans la culture comme “pratique théorique”

Paul Ricoeur

Culture and Science

Lourdes Arizpe

Cultural Aspects of the Theory of Molecular Evolution

Werner Arber

Science and Dream

Paul Germain

The Facts of Life

Christian de Duve

Modern Cosmology and Life’s Meaning

George V. Coyne, S.J.

The Different Paces of Development of Science and Culture: The Considerations of a Demographer

Bernardo M. Colombo

From World Views to Science and Back

Stanley L. Jaki

Much More is Required’. Science Education in the 21st Century: A

Pierre J. Léna

New Scientific Paradigms and Changing Notions of the Sacred

Jean-Michel Maldamé

The Moral Substance of Science

Jürgen Mittelstrass

Reconnecting Science with the Power of Silence

Thomas R. Odhiambo

Towards a Culture of Scientific Excellence in the South

Mohamed H.A. Hassan

Science as a Culture: A Critical Appreciation

Chintamani N.R. Rao

On the Predictability of Crime Waves in Megacities – Extended Summary

Vladimir I. Keilis-Borok

The Impact of Neuroscience on Culture

Wolf J. Singer

The Art and Science of Medicine

Andrew Szczeklik

The How and Why of Our Origins

William R. Shea

Science Never Ends: A New Paradigm is Being Born in Biology

Rafael Vicuña

The Unique and Growing Influence of the Neurosciences on the Development of our Culture

Robert J. White

Scientific Culture and the Ten Statements of John Paul II

Antonino Zichichi

Surgery of the Soul

Joseph E. Murray

Anthropical Cosmology and Personal Theology

Nicola Dallaporta

A Note on Aspects of Classical Physics in the Twentieth Century

Raymond Hide

God’s Traces in the Laws of Nature

Walter E. Thirring


Antonino Zichichi