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Basil Hiley

Hiley, Basil, Professor PhD

Professor Basil Hiley graduated from Kings College London with a First in Special Physics and obtained his PhD under Professor Domb in 1962.  The topic of his PhD was on Cooperative Phenomena and the Protein Folding Problem.  He joined Birkbeck College in 1961 and was awarded a Chair of Physics […]

David Peat

Peat, David, Dr

David Peat received his Ph.D from the University of Liverpool. He is an author, scientist and thinker who, for many years worked as a theoretical physicist in Canada, looking at the foundations of quantum theory and its link with general relativity. His long-term friendship with David Bohm involved an exploration […]

First View of Earth from Moon

Mitchell, Edgar Dr.

Dr. Edgar Mitchell (1930-2016) was a United States Navy officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, ufologist and NASA astronaut. He was the sixth man on the moon and Founder of the Institute of Noetic Sciences. Bibliography The Way of the Explorer: An Apollo Astronaut’s Journey Through the Material and Mystical Worlds (1996), G. Putnam & Sons, hardcover, ISBN […]

Tickell, Crispin, Sir, GCMG, KCVO, FZS

Sir Crispin Tickell has long been a pioneer in linking environmental and in particular climate change to the worlds of politics and business. For many years he was an informal adviser on such issues to successive British Prime Ministers. Until recently he was Director of the Policy Foresight Programme at […]

Skolimowski, Henryk, Prof.

Henryk Skolimowski (born 1930 in Warsaw) is a Polish philosopher. He completed technical studies and philosophy in Warsaw. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Oxford University. The student of Tadeusz Kotarbińskiand Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz, he specialized in logic and philosophy of language. Skolimowski earned a doctorate at the University of […]

Polkinghorne, John, Sir, KBE, FRS

Dr. Polkinghorne is an Anglican priest, the President of Queens’ College, Cambridge University, and former Professor of Mathematical Physics at Cambridge. Polkinghorne resigned his chair in physics to study for the Anglican priesthood. After completing his theological studies and serving at parishes, he returned to Cambridge. During the same time […]

Penrose, Roger, Sir, OM, FRS

Sir Roger Penrose, (born August 8, 1931, Colchester, Essex, England), British mathematician and relativist who in the 1960s calculated many of the basic features of black holes. After obtaining a Ph.D. in algebraic geometry from the University of Cambridge in 1957, Penrose held temporary posts at a number of universities […]

Nasr, Seyyed Hossein

Seyyed Hossein Nasr, currently University Professor of Islamic Studies at the George Washington University, Washington D.C. is one of the most important and foremost scholars of Islamic, Religious and Comparative Studies in the world today. Author of over fifty books and five hundred articles which have been translated into several […]

Midgley, Mary, Dr.

Dr. Mary Midgley, (UK), prolific moral philosopher known for her work on science, ethics and animal rights. An interviewer from the Guardian newspaper once wrote that Mary Midgley ‘may be the most frightening philosopher in the country: the one before whom it is least pleasant to appear a fool’. In […]

Zaragoza, Federico, Mayor, Dr.

Dr. Federico Mayor Zaragoza, (Spain) Federico Mayor Zaragoza is a Spanish politician, scholar and social change activist who served as the Director-General of UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) from 1987 to 1999. Originally a Professor of Biochemistry trained in pharmacology, Mayor entered the world of politics starting […]