Solaris, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky - Psychological and philosophical aspects
Solaris (Andrei Tarovski): The duck test

Stability of character is important for personal identity. Without stability, Kelvin’s two colleagues suggest that Hari can be destroyed as an object. The correctness of Kelvin’s intuition is also demonstrated by the famous inductive reasoning test of the duck. Unlike … Read More

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Black Hole Merger
Ontology of Gravitational Singularities

General relativity allows singularities, and we need to understand the ontology of singularities if we want to understand the nature of space and time in the present universe. Although some physicists believe that singularities indicate a failure of general relativity, … Read More

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The Triumph of Death
Philosophy of Death

In paleontology, the discovery of funeral rites is an important factor in determining the degree of social awakening of a hominid. This awareness of death is an engine of social cohesion (uniting to resist disasters and enemies) and action (to … Read More

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Sculpting in Time, with Andrei Tarkovsky
Sculpting in Time, with Andrei Tarkovsky

Tarkovsky opposed to the movie editing and considered that the basis of the art of cinematography (movie art) is the internal rhythm of images. He considers cinema as a representation of distinctive currents or time waves, transmitted in the film … Read More

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Imre Lakatos, The methodology of scientific research programmes – An Overview

The methodology of scientific research programmes is a collection of papers published over time expressing a radical review of Popper’s demarcation criterion between science and non-science, leading to a new theory of scientific rationality. Volume I address aspects of the … Read More

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