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Gods, Gains, and Genes
Religiosity can be characterized by seven main traits: transcendence , ultimate relatedness, mysticism , myth, morality , rite, and community . Why is it ubiquitous today and throughout humanExpand
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The arrows of time : a debate in cosmology
Introduction.- Time after Time R. Vaas.- Fundamental Loss of Quantum Coherence from Quantum Gravity R. Gambini et al.- The Clock Ambiguity: Implications and New Developments A. Albrecht, A.Expand
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Neurobiología del miedo
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The Evolution and Development of the Universe
This document is the Special Issue of the First International Conference on the Evolution and Development of the Universe (EDU 2008). Please refer to the preface and introduction for more details onExpand
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Dark Energy And Life's Ultimate Future
The discovery of the present accelerated expansion of space changed everything regarding cosmology and life's ultimate prospects. Both the optimistic scenarios of an ever (but decelerated) expandingExpand
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Why Neural Correlates Of Consciousness Are Fine, But Not Enough
The existence of neural correlates of consciousness (NCC) is not enough for philosophical purposes. On the other hand, there's more to NCC than meets the sceptic's eye. (I) NCC are useful for aExpand
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Time before Time - Classifications of Universes in contemporary cosmology, and how to avoid the antinomy of the beginning and eternity of the world
Did the universe have a beginning or does it exist forever, i.e. is it eternal at least in relation to the past? This fundamental question was a main topic in ancient philosophy of nature and theExpand
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The Inverted Big-Bang
Our universe appears to have been created not out of nothing but from a strange space-time dust. Quantum geometry (loop quantum gravity) makes it possible to avoid the ominous beginning of ourExpand
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Is there a Darwinian Evolution of the Cosmos? - Some Comments on Lee Smolin's Theory of the Origin of Universes by Means of Natural Selection
For Lee Smolin, our universe is only one in a much larger cosmos (the Multiverse) - a member of a growing community of universes, each one being born in a bounce following the formation of a blackExpand
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Time After Time - Big Bang Cosmology and the Arrows of Time
Time, as familiar as it seems to us in everyday life, is one of the greatest puzzles of science and philosophy. In physics and cosmology it is especially mysterious why time appears to be directed,Expand
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