In this volume commentary on Albert Camus is focused on his plays. Camus is one of the most important literary figures of the twentieth century.
Thomson, Nobel Prize winning physicist, discoverer of the electron.
Thomson, who was a devout Christian, is recognized as the founder of atomic physics. There is no conflict between science and religion. Our knowledge of God is made larger with every discovery we make about the world.
Taylor is a devout Christian. They make unpredictable choices between alternative possibilities according to the laws of quantum mechanics.
It appears that mind, as manifested by the capacity to make choices, is to some extent inherent in every atom. The universe is also weird, with its laws of nature that make it hospitable to the growth of mind.
I do not make any clear distinction between mind and God.
God is what mind becomes when it passes beyond the scale of our comprehension. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences. I can only answer with another question: Infinite in All Directions: Gifford lectures given at Aberdeen, Scotland, April — November I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, in the spectrum of this or that element.
I want to know his thoughts; the rest are details. Boyle was a devout Christian. We must pay God the compliment of studying His work of art and this should apply to all realms of human thought.
A refusal to use our intelligence honestly is an act of contempt for Him who gave us that intelligence. Walton was a devout Christian.
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The underlying order in nature-the laws of physics-are simply accepted as given, as brute facts. Nobody asks where they came from; at least they do not do so in polite company. However, even the most atheistic scientist accepts as an act of faith that the universe is not absurd, that there is a rational basis to physical existence manifested as law-like order in nature that is at least partly comprehensible to us.
So science can proceed only if the scientist adopts an essentially theological worldview.
And they have found that all this happened as a product of forces they cannot hope to discover…. That there are what I or anyone would call supernatural forces at work is now, I think, a scientifically proven fact.
Kelvin was a devout Christian.
I study the Bible daily. Newton was a devout Christian. Every serious and reflective person realizes, I think, that the religious element in his nature must be recognized and cultivated if all the powers of the human soul are to act together in perfect balance and harmony. And indeed it was not by accident that the greatest thinkers of all ages were deeply religious souls.
Planck was a devout Christian and a member of the Lutheran Church in Germany.Acronym expansions, definitions, links, and opinions. Click here for bottom) No Chemical element abbreviation for Nobelium, At. No. , a transuranide element and perhaps the most blatant bid for a Nobel prize in the history of chemistry.
Links to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror authors' home pages with last names starting 'C'; additional biographies and bibliographies; total links, names, pseudonyms, and descriptions. The Plague (French: La Peste) is a novel by Albert Camus, published in , that tells the story of a plague sweeping the French Algerian city of Oran.
It asks a number of questions relating to the nature of destiny and the human condition. The motion was filed by attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer, who is charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in.
Search and browse our historical collection to find news, notices of births, marriages and deaths, sports, comics, and much more. Albert Camus The Stranger, The Plague, The Fall Albert Camus was a French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His views contributed to the rise of .