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From Aristotle to Hawking

Paul Pissanos

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ISBN 10: 1467885061 / ISBN 13: 9781467885065
Published by AuthorHouseUK, 2012
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Title: From Aristotle to Hawking

Publisher: AuthorHouseUK

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

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BOOK SYNOPSIS FROM ARISTOTLE TO HAWKING By Paul Pissanos The narrator speaks of the first questions he asked himself in his life that demanded answers about man, nature, the Universe, and God. He vividly describes the Big Bang as depicted by certain scientists, and he disputes it. He acquaints us with Aristotle and his basic principles of natural laws, as conceived by the great philosopher. He concludes with the views of Einstein about a unified theory of the universe. The narrator encounters a young salesman of scientific instruments in a picturesque neighborhood of Athens, who describes to him "what laws are" The narrator is astonished at the knowledge of the young salesman and goes back to the principles and laws put forward by the ancient Greek philosophers. This quest leads to the "principles" of the Creation of Man and the world, to the principles that govern the sciences, especially mathematics, physics, and music. He completes the presentation of his views by providing scientific information about the manner in which the universe operates. The narrator discusses with Professor of Philosophy, Stanley Sfekas, if the world had a beginning. They agree that the manner in which laws operate does not permit a beginning of the universe. The questions expand: "why does the universe exist" To the great questions "What is real and what is not" answers are provided by Aristotle himself. Stephen Hawking describes the 4 forces of the cosmos, and scientists summarize their views about the manner that the "Whole" of the cosmos operates. There follows a presentation of the views of the ancient Greek philosophers about the real, the incorruptible, the unborn, the eternal, the perfect, and the plenum, which all together are encapsulated in the "world soul" The narrator is conversing in the Athens Planetarium with the astrophysicist D. Simopoulos about the future of earth and the cosmos. Dr. Simopoulos is optimistic t

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Paul Pissanos THE AUTHOR'S BIOGRAPHY Paul Pissanos was born in Athens in the difficult years of the German Occupation. At a young age, he founded the organization, "PISSANOS" and as an owner of an advertising agency and a producer of Greek and international television programs, he became widely known in Greece and around the world. As an author, he wrote more than 90 books and scripts- Archaeological, Historical, Theological, Scientific- which became documentaries shown on TV worldwide, at universities, educational institutions and schools. He presented for many years the Greek philosophical television show "Universal Harmony" and participated in conferences in many countries. He has participated as a producer of scientific documentaries at international meetings in Cannes since 1988, resulting in a wider connection with the producers and television channels around the world. The last work of Paul Pissanos, "From Aristotle to Hawking was released in over 100 countries as a book and documentary and recommended for the second time by 10 university professors and the Academy of Athens as a candidate for the International Templeton Prize 2011 - 2012. He has published to date more than 250 philosophical articles in reputable newspapers. The life's purpose of the spiritual work of Paul Pissanos is the realization of the idea of the HEPTAPOLIS for which he has received awards and medals from several Universities and Institutions of Europe, America and Asia. To this end, he founded the Universal Intellectual Centre "Olympos" of which he is the President and in which participate Academics, teachers, researchers and technocrats from around the world, and who now work together to achieve the grand plan of implementation of the HEPTAPOLIS. The Gate of Light of HEPTAPOLIS

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