By Dirk Evers, Michael Fuller, Antje Jackelén, Knut-Willy Sæther (eds.)
This e-book explores the concept that of existence from a variety of views. Divided into 3 elements, it first examines the concept that of existence from physics to biology. It then offers insights at the idea from the views of philosophy, theology, and ethics. The e-book concludes with chapters at the hermeneutics of lifestyles, and will pay designated realization to the Biosemiotics method of the idea that. The query ‘What is Life?’ has been deliberated via the best minds all through human historical past. lifestyles as we all know it's not a substance or primary estate, yet a posh procedure. it isn't a simple activity to improve an unequivocal procedure in the direction of lifestyles combining medical, semiotic, philosophical, theological, and moral views. In its mix of those views, and its wide-ranging scope, this publication opens up degrees and identifies matters which could function intersections for significant interdisciplinary discussions of lifestyles in its various features. The e-book contains the 4 plenary lectures and chosen, revised and prolonged papers from workshops of the 14th ecu convention on technological know-how and Theology (ECST XIV) held in Tartu, Estonia, April 2012.