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Somewhere over the Rainbow: Editorial introduction

Summary: Somewhere over the Rainbow:
Editorial introduction
D. Aerts, J. Broekaert and E. Mathijs
Center Leo Apostel
Brussels Free University
Brussels, Belgium
The colours of the volumes of the Einstein meets Magritte series correspond
to the colours of the rainbow. They are diverse but closely connected and
present no hierarchy. Yet they are not randomly placed alongside each other.
The same goes for the contributions in this volume: Science, nature, human
action and society: an interdisciplinary reflection, which is the white book
of the Einstein meets Magritte series. par The white book contains the
papers of the invited speakers at the Einstein meets Magritte conference,
held in May and June 1995 at the Free University of Brussels. The resulting
articles were initially meant to express the theme of the conference: an
interdisciplinary reflection on science, nature, human action and society.
All of the articles in this volume do elaborate on this theme, but somewhere
along the road the volume grew out to become more than an expression
of a conference theme. The articles have one thing in common: they all
address some of the most fundamental questions of science in the world of


Source: Aerts, Diederik - Leo Apostel Centre, Vrije Universiteit Brussel


Collections: Multidisciplinary Databases and Resources; Physics