NÔTRE DAME DE PARÍS: THEOLOGY OF LIGHT OR THE METAPHYSICS OF GOTHIC CATHEDRAL

Fernando Schwarz

“Through the sensitive beauty the Soul rises to true beauty, and from the Earth where she lay reborn in heaven through the light of her splendors.” Abbot Suger

Traditionally the period from 1130 to 1280 is called the “century of the cathedrals” in which more than 80 cathedrals were built in France.This new art […]

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THE TEOTIHUACAN LAND OF THE DEAD: THE COSMOS UNDER THE EARTH

Tania Zaldívar (Honduras)

Teotihuacan was one of the most important cities in the Mesoamerican territory. Its name is from nahuatl origin “a place where men become gods” or “a place where they were made gods; city of gods”. The first settlements are dated at about the year 100 before Christ and the first urban buildings […]

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

THE IMAGINATIVE BRAIN THEORY

A new theory to explain how the spirit borns according to cognitive antropology

Fernando Schwarz (Director Internacional Instituto Hermes)

Culture as engine of evolution.

Since the 80`s theories about the coevolution of nature/culture have borned.

These models assume that the emergence of human skills (language, social intelligence, technique) arise from a dynamic interaction between the brain and its […]

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Excavación en la Villa Romana de Salar- Granada

Es indudable que las diferentes actuaciones en la excavación de la Villa Romana de Salar, en 2019 se realizó la 4ª campaña, van consolidando la idea de que se trata de una zona de máximo interés. Se reconoce una villa en donde ha sido hallado, entre otros, un mosaico monumental, con escenas de caza […]

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

SCIENTIFIC NEWS

Wickers for a new paradig

The philosopher of science Thomas Kuhn adopted the word paradigm [1]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 […]

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1 Thomas Kuhn (1972). La estructura de las revoluciones científicas.
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 […]

By |May 26th, 2019|Articles and Publications|0 Comments

PURPLE PLASTIC PENGUINS

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. […]

By |May 23rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

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