Tempo e “fantasia di sparizione”: la nascita dell’astronomia

Sep 8, 2020, 12:20 PM
25m

Speaker

Mr Sorrentino, Tommaso (Pisa university)

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An increasing number of Paleolithic rock depictions and artifacts is suggesting the presence of an ancient astronomical knowledge but little is known about the reasons behind the development of a complex astronomical thought. By using modern theories of human mind, especially the “Human Birth theory ” proposed by the psychiatrist Massimo Fagioli, we could explore a novel possibility for the birth of astronomy as symbolization of time.

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Mr Sorrentino, Tommaso (Pisa university)

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