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Physics as Heresy

Special Seminar with ICE Fellow Emanuele Ciancio

Wilder 102
Science and religion are often presented as completely antithetic ways of thinking. However, the Western scientific thought has often developed on the model of religious Christian thought. A close inspection of the thinking categories adopted by science, from Galileo’s and Newton’s mechanics to contemporary quantum physics, shows that in many cases they are unsuspectedly derived directly from Christian theology.