It happened on APRIL 26

1779

Giovanni Inghirami was born in Volterra. A Piarist priest, astronomer, and surveyor. He worked on the first stellar catalogue, conceived by F.W. Bessell, including stars up to the 10th magnitude.
 

1889
The philosopher and logician Ludwig Wittgenstein was born in Vienna. One of the protagonists of the overcoming of logical positivism, he oriented analytic philosophy toward a transcending of language.

Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion and Science

The Encyclopedia, published by the Centro di Documentazione Interdisciplinare di Scienza e Fede operating at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, provides new, scholarly articles in the rapidly growing international field of Religion and Science (ISSN: 2037-2329).


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Anthology and Documents

In order to make some relevant documents better known in the scientific community, the section provides key materials for study and reflection concerning the dialogue among science, philosophy, and theology.

Special Issues

We offer here a selection of Comments and Documents on special issues on Religion and Science, collected for anniversaries and/or for the relevance of the topics.