Wickers for a new paradig

The philosopher of science Thomas Kuhn adopted the word paradigm ((Thomas Kuhn (1972). La estructura de las revoluciones científicas. )) to refer to the set of knowledge and practices that define a normal science for a given time. To put it simply, the paradigm of a science delimits the limits […]

By |May 28th, 2019|Articles and Publications|0 Comments

The rider anguipedo

Isabelle Ohmann
During our Hermes working weekend in the east of France, we discovered a curious statue, the Anguiped Rider, in the? Strasbourg Museum, and, not far from there, at Grandfontaine.

A widespread class of statuary

We observed the presence in North-Eeast Gaul, in Burgundy and particularly between the
Meuse and Rhine, of a great number of these […]

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Eli Mitrani

When I was a youngster, my father, a biology professor in profession, introduced me to the work of a man named Stewart Kauffman, ((Stuart Kauffman is one of the most outstanding theoretical biologists of complex biological systems. […]

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Notre Dame

“Disdaining the language of signs that speak to the imagination, we have lost the most powerful of languages.” J-J. Rousseau

Ernst Cassirer reminds us that man does not live in a purely material universe, but in a universe of meaning and values, which organize his symbolic representation of himself and the world.

Despite the secularization […]

By |May 19th, 2019|Articles and Publications|0 Comments

International Conference in Budapest

The most relevant news of the Institute in recent months has been the celebration of our International Days in Budapest, between 7 and 9 April. In an atmosphere of coexistence and fraternity we gathered 26 collaborators and candidates from Germany, Austria, Brazil S, El Salvador, Spain, France, Israel and Portugal, with the presence and […]

By |May 19th, 2019|Articles and Publications|0 Comments

Centro Budista O´Sel Ling

Mercedes Manuel de Villena

Un grupo de amigos del Instituto Hermes, hicimos en el mes de marzo una excursión al Centro Budista O´Sel Ling que se encuentra ubicado en la Atalaya de Soportújar, localidad situada en el centro oeste de la Alpujarra Granadina, a 1.600 metros de altitud. Dicho centro que fue inaugurado por el […]

By |March 30th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Venus Púdica de Salar, España

Un grupo de herméticos y amigos de Granada pudimos ver la maravillosa pieza hallada en la excavación de agosto de 2018, en el yacimiento romano de Salar, en la provincia de Granada. Se trata de una Venus Púdica del siglo II d.C. La figura en mármol presenta la cabeza ligeramente girada hacia el lado […]

By |March 11th, 2019|News|0 Comments


Rosa María Castillo

El Museo Comarcal Velezano “Miguel Guirao” está instalado en el casco histórico-artístico de Vélez Rubio y construido a partir de 1.765 con un estilo barroco civil. El edificio está realizado en dos plantas. En la parte inferior se encuentra un patio central de planta cuadrada con columnas toscanas que sustentan arcos de […]

By |March 5th, 2019|Articles and Publications|0 Comments


Almería Branch (Spain) Tour to Gorafe’s dolmens.


Cordova Branch (Spain). Tour to the Roman places of Cordova.


Tour Granada, Cádiz (Spain) to Baelo Claudia.

Granada (Spain) Tour to archoeological museum og Granada.

Valencia Branch (Spain). Participation of Manuel R. in a congress on “Philosophy and Dignity Humanizes”, with the presentation “Science and dignity”.


Madrid (Spain). Presentation of the book “The first philosophers” of M.ª Dolores FF.


Thessalonika Branch (Greece). Tour to the Roman forum of the city.


Cascais Branch (Portugal). Honoring to humanist Freitas’s Lima. Musical action.

By |February 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments

The Renaissance began in Cologne. How German mysticism brought forth a new understanding of man, of human dignity and a new world.

Author: Heribert Holzinger. Translation: Alexander Weigand, Waltraud Plattner.

Summary: In the 13th – 14th centuries, Albertus Magnus and Meister Eckhart – inspired by the old hermetic tradition – defined human reason (intellect) as something divine, thus giving human dignity a new foundation. Over the next 100 years, the Dominicans trained in Cologne operated all the […]