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The Rationality of Metaphysical Intuitions in the Construction of a Scientific Image of the Universe
The Rationality of Metaphysical Intuitions in the Construction of a Scientific Image of the Universe

Author(s): Mihai D. Vasile
Subject(s): Philosophy
Published by: Институт за изследвания на обществата и знанието при БАН
Keywords: atom; relativity theory; quantum theory; Big-Bang; string theory.

Summary/Abstract: The author argues that for the last 2,500 years, the sci-ence concerning the universe (o kosmoV) has been based on two metaphysical intuitions—the atomic one for more than 2,400 years, and the string intuition in the second half of the twentieth century.

  • Issue Year: VII/2015
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 31-36
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: English