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  2. Peter Kreeft - Wikipedia

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    Peter John Kreeft ( / kreɪft /; born March 16, 1937) is a professor of philosophy at Boston College and The King's College. A convert to Roman Catholicism, he is the author of over eighty books on Christian philosophy, theology and apologetics. He also formulated, together with Ronald K. Tacelli, Twenty Arguments for the Existence of God in ...

  3. Mind–body problem - Wikipedia

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    The mind–body problem is a debate concerning the relationship between thought and consciousness in the human mind, and the brain as part of the physical body. It is larger than, and goes beyond, just the question of how mind and body function chemically and physiologically (for example, the neural correlates of consciousness), as that question presupposes an interactionist account of mind ...

  4. Vienna Circle - Wikipedia

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    The Vienna Circle (German: Wiener Kreis) of Logical Empiricism was a group of philosophers and scientists drawn from the natural and social sciences, logic and mathematics who met regularly from 1924 to 1936 at the University of Vienna, chaired by Moritz Schlick.

  5. Photon - Wikipedia

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    In most theories up to the eighteenth century, light was pictured as being made up of particles. Since particle models cannot easily account for the refraction, diffraction and birefringence of light, wave theories of light were proposed by René Descartes (1637), Robert Hooke (1665), and Christiaan Huygens (1678); however, particle models remained dominant, chiefly due to the influence of ...

  6. Antiquarian science books - Wikipedia

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    Antiquarian science books are original historical works (e.g., books or technical papers) concerning science, mathematics and sometimes engineering.These books are important primary references for the study of the history of science and technology, they can provide valuable insights into the historical development of the various fields of scientific inquiry (History of science, History of ...

  7. Self-organization - Wikipedia

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    Self-organization, also called (in the social sciences) spontaneous order, is a process where some form of overall order arises from local interactions between parts of an initially disordered system.

  8. Mary Wollstonecraft - Wikipedia

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    Mary Wollstonecraft Mary Wollstonecraft by John Opie, c. 1797 Born (1759-04-27) 27 April 1759 Spitalfields, London, England Died 10 September 1797 (1797-09-10) (aged 38) Somers Town, London, England Notable work A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Spouse William Godwin (m. 1797) Partner Henry Fuseli Gilbert Imlay Children Frances "Fanny" Imlay Mary Shelley Mary Wollstonecraft was an English ...

  9. Centrifugal force - Wikipedia

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    Introduction. Centrifugal force is an outward force apparent in a rotating reference frame. It does not exist when a system is described relative to an inertial frame of reference . All measurements of position and velocity must be made relative to some frame of reference. For example, an analysis of the motion of an object in an airliner in ...