Episteme and Gnosis: A Tension in European Thought

  • Alan H. Batten

Abstract

It can be plausibly argued that science is a Greek invention, so I trust that it will not seem inappropriate to honour a modern Greek scientist by discussing the nature of science and the role played by science in European (or Western) culture, and thus to pay tribute to a member of the modern Academy of Athens by considering some of the questions that would have interested the members of the original Academy in that city.

Keywords

Europe Recombination Stake Alan Folk 

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan H. Batten
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  1. 1.Dominion Astrophysical ObservatoryHerzberg Institute of AstrophysicsVictoriaCanada

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