MODERN GREEK PHILOSOPHY RESEARCH CENTRE
UNIVERSITY OF IOANNINA
SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHY
DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY, PAEDAGOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY
SECTION OF PHILOSOPHY
DIRECTOR: KONSTANTINOS TH. PETSIOS
ASSOC. PROFESSOR
OF HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY

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  8349
Full Name and Surname:
  Jaki, Stanley L.
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JAKI, STANLEY, L.


A native of Hungary, and since 1956 an American citizen, Father Jaki lectured widely in American and European Universities. Since 1960 he has been a resident of Princeton. He is professor of physics and of the history of physics and astronomy at Seton Hall University, South Orange, N. J. 07079, U.S.A. He is member of the American Physical Society, of the History of Science Society, of the Olbers Geselleschaft (Bremen). He was awarded the Le-comte du Nouy Prize and Medal for 1970 for his book Brain, Mind and Computers. Among his other books are: The Relevance of Physics, The Paradox of Olders' Paradox, The Milky way: an Elusive Road for Science, Science and Creation: from Eternal Cycles to an Oscillating Universe. He has been chosen to deliver the Gifford Lectures at the University of Edinburgh during the academic years 1974 - 75 and 1975 - 76. Father Jaki is the sixth American scholar to receive the honor which is considered one of the most prestigious in the academic world. As a theologian he published Les tendances nouvelles de Vec-clesiologie. He is a member of the Benedictine Order. He was a visiting fellow at Princeton University in 1960 - 62 and at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) in 1967 - 68.