The fundamental flaw in the conventional approach to understanding life is that we think we can fully understand the whole by looking at the individual parts.
Psychologist Carl Jung got interested in UFOs around 1946, shortly after the development of the atom bomb.
The institution in which most scholars investigated natural motion is also noteworthy — the university. This invention began with the University of Bologna.
In abandoning his traditional Jewish faith, was Baruch Spinoza able to provide an improved framework for doing science?
Kepler rejected the idea that the enormous scale of the cosmos suggested that mankind is less important than in the cozier Aristotelian-Ptolemaic model.