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Connections Between Science & Philosophy

Dr. Menas Kafatos

Dr. Menas Kafatos is internationally known for bridging the disciplines, writing and lecturing extensively on the convergence between science and philosophy, as there is an inherent need for a dialogue between science, spirituality, and religion. His book, ‘Creating Cosmos’ with Deepak Chopra discusses the melding of topics like inflation, environmental issues, natural hazards, quantum theory and consciousness.

30:35 | 2020

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About Dr. Menas Kafatos

Dr. Menas C. Kafatos is The Fletcher Jones Endowed Professor of Computational Physics at Chapman University. He received his B.A. in Physics from Cornell University in 1967 and his Ph.D. in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1972. He is the Founding Dean of the Schmid College of Science and Technology at Chapman University, serving as dean in 2009 – 2012. He directs the Center of Excellence in Earth Systems Modeling and Observations. He has nearly 40 years of experience in undergraduate and graduate teaching and research. He has published numerous books and more than 300 articles in computational science, astrophysics, Earth systems science, hazards and global climate change, regional impacts of climate change, environmental issues, general relativity, cosmology, quantum mechanics, and consciousness.

Visit his website https://www.menaskafatos.com

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