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Title Worldviews, science and us : bridging knowledge and its implications for our perspectives of the world, proceedings of the workshop on Times of Entanglement, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, 21-22 September 2010 / editors, Diederik Aerts [and others]
Published Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific Pub. Co., ©2012
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 359 pages)
Contents Interdisciplinarity and bridging knowledge / Diederik Aerts [and others] -- What about interdisciplinarity within philosophy? / Robrecht Vanderbeeken -- History and philosophy of science: from peaceful coexistence to golden age of interdisciplinarity? / Steffen Ducheyne -- Can an understanding of how culture evolves awaken a sense of meaning in life? / Liane Gabora -- An interdisciplinary focus on the concept of causation: what philosophy can learn from psychology / Leen De Vreese -- Refocusing undecidability: questioning the use of the notion of formal undecidability in other domains / Liesbeth De Mol -- Can economics become a purely experimental science? A comparative study / Erik Weber -- Metaphysics and cinema / Wim Christiaens -- On the role of contextuality in the integration of worldviews / Bart D'Hooghe -- Quantum interference and superposition in cognition: a theory for the disjunction of concepts / Diederik Aerts -- Compatibility and separability for classical and quantum entanglement / Diederik Aerts, Christian de Ronde and Bart D'Hooghe -- Quantum programming / Ellie D'Hondt -- On the foundations of the theory of evolution / Diederik Aerts, Stan Bundervoet and Bart D'Hooghe -- Quantum structure in economics: risk versus ambiguity / Diederik Aerts [and others] -- Measuring meaning on the World-Wide Web / Diederik Aerts -- Potentiality states: quantum versus classical emergence / Diederik Aerts and Bart D'Hooghe -- The bodily excess of a worldview: beyond a theoretical account of the world / Pieter Meurs -- My heart will go on: the cybernetics of organ harvesting, donor (im) mortality and the politics of the non-self / Karen De Looze
Summary The present volume is part of the 'Worldviews, Science and Us' series of proceedings. It contains selected contributions on the subject of bridging knowledge and its implications for our perspectives of the world. This volume also represents the proceedings of the interdisciplinary stream of the international workshop (Part 1) Times of Entanglement, 21-22 September 2010 at the Minsheng Art Museum in Shanghai, People's Republic of China in the context of the Shanghai World Expo 2010 and related cutting-edge investigations in the quantum paradigm from discussion panels organized by the Leo Apostel Center for Interdisciplinary studies within the framework of the 'Research on the Construction of Integrating Worldviews' research community set up by the Flanders Fund for Scientific Research. Further information about this research community and a full list of the associated international research centers can be found at
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
Subject Science -- Philosophy -- Congresses
Analysis (Philosophy) -- Congresses
Philosophy and science -- Congresses
Philosophy and science
Analysis (Philosophy)
Science -- Philosophy
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Aerts, Diederik, 1953-
World Scientific (Firm)
ISBN 9789814383080