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unforgettable teacher but a little book that appeared in 1944, What Is Life? , by the Austrian-born father of wave mechanics, Erwin Schrödinger. ∵ Thus begins the second chapter of DNA. The Secret of Life (2003), in which James Watson (b. 1928) narrates the events that led him—along with Francis Crick (1916

In: Brill's Companion to the Philosophy of Biology
Author: Jonathan Hay

fostering alternative ideologies which emphasise that “we are inherently worldly beings, deeply rooted in the process of evolution, […] participants in the process of life, sharing a great many traits with other living beings” (76). As Billie proclaims in The Stone Gods , “Human beings aren’t just in a

In: KronoScope
Author: Sylvia Solakidi

a celebration of change” (162) corresponding to the butterfly’s life cycle, the piece emerges as a Requiem for both the living and the dead, for those who remember and for those who are remembered. The voice of the orphan is channelled through numerous voices in Fabre’s work, while the body of the

In: KronoScope

. Eotemporality —the umwelt of solid matter, with determinate local sequences that are, however, invertible; connection of events is governed by deterministic laws, but can be reversed—for example the rise and fall of water in a geyser. Biotemporality —the umwelt of living matter, with local directionality

In: KronoScope

about whether change was sudden or gradual and operated according to known laws motivated many of the original photographs that the RSP revisited. At stake was the question of humanity’s temporal trajectory and divine agency. In the eighteenth century, the discovery of extinct fossilized life forms

In: KronoScope
Authors: David Loy and Linda Goodhew

-compression” effect means that today we seem to have much less time to do the things we need or want to do. This contributes a manic quality to much of life: increased stress at work and in school, sleep deprivation, up to half the KronoScope 2:1 (2002) © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2002 U.S. work population

In: KronoScope
Author: Harris

longer be integrated into its “his- tory.” I will call this “dead time,” a sort of time-zone suspended between a living present and the ‘actual’ past. Dead time is also nestled between life and death as it partakes of a life-in-death and death-in-life. Unlike images of death, it does not betoken any sort

In: KronoScope
Author: Hervé Barreau

future. This is not at all a question of physical time, but rather of the time of life itself ( temps du vivant) , “living-time” is the expression I propose to name it, which in mind precedes the differentiation between physical or objective time and time consciously experienced. It seems to me that

In: KronoScope
Author: Paul A. Harris

presence of Jane Fraser, his life companion and a vital force in the ISST’s history. My purpose in this presentation is to provide an introductory, general overview of emergence in certain areas of science and theology, with brief critical remarks on the notions of time expressed in these discourses

In: KronoScope

by the elaborate rituals of social interaction (Goffman 1967 ). To be self-conscious is to be aware of one’s own continuity or endurance. It is but a short step, however, from self-consciousness to an awareness that the thread of one’s own life is finite. This unsettling realization brings about a

In: KronoScope