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Agostino Gemelli was born in Milan (Italy). He graduated in medicine from the University of Pavia and then, in 1903, entered the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor. He continued his studies, immersing himself in biology, physiology, and psychiatry. He founded the University of the Sacred Heart of which he was rector. He was also the first president of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences after its refoundation by Pope Pius XI in 1936. An exponent of Italian neo-Thomism, in 1909 he founded the Journal of Neo-Scholastic Philosophy.


Jacob Bronowski was born in Lodz (Poland). He was a Polish mathematician and poet. An advocate of a synthesis between scientific and humanistic thought, he authored Science and Human Values

On the Human Dimensions of Scientific Knowledge


Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion and Science

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