New Publications – Ready & Upcoming

New Publications – Ready & Upcoming

Lots of things going on in my work and research. The first semester at the Notre Dame institute for Advance Science is almost over. In few days I’m gonna fly to Oakland CA for the Christmas break. I will spend there the whole winter break (1 month). I presented twice this semester at seminars at … Continue reading

Aristotle, Aquinas & Emergence

Aristotle, Aquinas & Emergence

I was asked to write an article relating the teaching of Aquinas to contemporary science for the journal Scientia et Fides. I decided to use and further develop the material contained in my doctoral dissertation. I expanded my reinterpretation of the classical notion of emergence, with its emphasis on the role of downward causation, in terms … Continue reading

CTNS Conference 2016

CTNS Conference 2016

Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences organizes a conference on this Saturday: The Annual Russell Family Research Conference Saturday, April 16, 2016 Steps to a Metaphysics of Incompleteness It is dedicated to the work of Terrence Deacon from the UC Berkeley whose theory of emergence is one of the main topics of my doctoral … Continue reading

Dr. MariOP :)

Dr. MariOP :)

It has been several months since I published the last entry to my blog. Final months of hard work on my dissertation were crowned with the successful defense of the project on the Last Monday (March 14th). It’s high time to share the good news here. I’m a doctor MariOP now. 🙂 At the defense of … Continue reading

Thomism and Evolution

Thomism and Evolution

I’m sharing the good news. My article on the thomistic response to the theory of evolution – that I have been working on for a long time – has been published today in an online version of the coming issue of Theology and Science. you can find link to the article and a pdf of … Continue reading

Cooperation on the New Edition of an Important Book

Cooperation on the New Edition of an Important Book

I was invited to update and revise two articles for the new edition of the book on the history of the relation between science and religion, edited by Gary B. Ferngren. Science and Religion: A Historical Introduction was first published in 2002 and is a selection of articles from the larger volume entitled The History … Continue reading