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Грасси Уильям

Имя кратко: Grassie William
Тип персоны: Современные исследователи
Профессиональные интересы: Философия, Религиоведение, Религия и наука, Естествознание
Конфессии: Протестантизм
Краткая биографическая справка:

Основатель и заслуженный исполнительный директор института по религии и науке Метанексус (www.metanexus.net) . В настоящее время Метанексус работает более чем с 400 партнерами в университетах 44 стран мира. Метанексус публикует онлайн-журнал Global Spiral, количество подписчиков которого превышает 9000.

Образование

1977/1978 - стажировка в Еврейском университете в Иерусалиме

1979 - бакалавр искусств (BA) в области политической науки в Колледже Миддлбери

1984 - летняя школа русского языка Миддлбери-колледжа в Вермонте

1991 - магистр искусств (MA), факультет религиоведения университета Темпл, Филадельфия

1994 - доктор философии (PhD), факультета религиоведения университета Темпл, Филадельфия.

 

Научный статус

1989-1994 - ассистент кафедры религиоведения университета Темпл, Филадельфия

1999-2000 - гостевой профессор кафедры религиоведения Суотмор-колледжа, Пенсильвания

1995-2001, 2003 - гостевой профессор факультета религиоведения университета Пенсильвании, Филадельфия.

1994-1999 - профессор программы интеллектуального наследия университета Темпл, Филадельфия

Основатель и заслуженный исполнительный директор института Метанексус - созданного в Филадельфии образовательного центра, занимающегося продвижением конструктивного взаимодействия в области науки и религии. Институт представляет собой быстрорастущую организацию, объединяющую около 400 партнерских проектов различных университетов в 43 странах мира. Онлайн журнал института Метанексус Global Spiral имеет свыше 9000 подписчиков.

2007-2008 - премия Фулбрайта на преподавание на факультете пали и буддийских исследований университета Пераденийя, Канди, Шри-Ланка

 

Преподаваемые курсы

2008 - «Новые науки о религии», университет Пераденийи

2007 - «Краткий курс обо всем: введение в науку и религию», университет Пераденийи.

2003 - «Становление человека: эволюция религии», университет Пенсильвании

1999 - «Проблемы современной религиозной мысли»

1996-1998 - «Наука и сакральное», университет Пенсильвании

1994-1998 - «Интеллектуальное наследие», университет Темпл

1997 - «Космос и творение» совместно с Норбертом Сэмуэльсоном, университет Темпл

1994 - «Введение в азиатские религии», университет искусств, Филадельфия

1992- «Смерть и умирание», университет Темпл

1992-1993 - «Введение в мировые религии», университет Темпл

1991 - «Введение в западные религии», университет Темпл

1989-1991, 1994 - «Введение в азиатские религии», университет Темпл

1989-1991, 1994 - «Религия и общество», «Сравнительная этика религий» (1990), университет Темпл

 

Членство в научных организациях

Американская академия религии

Американская философская ассоциация

Консультативная комиссия фонда Джона Темплтона 2000-2007

Вице-президент по междисциплинарным вопросам института религии в век науки (IRAS) 1996-2002


Награды:

1989-1994 - грант факультета религиоведения университета Темпл в поддежку молодым преподавателям

1992 - студенческий грант института по религии в век науки (IRAS) на участие в конференции по экологии (1992) и конференции по нейронаукам (1994)

1989-1991 - грант фонда Рутберта

1989-1990 - грант фонда Мэри Кэмпбелл, Исполнительного комитета друзей Америки

1995-1996 - грант фонда Джона М. Темплтона с университетом Пенсильвании в области «Академическое преподавание науки и религиозна программа»

2003-2004 - совет христианских колледжей и университетов, оксфордский семинар Темплтона по науке и христианству Виклиф-холла, Оксфордский университет

2007-2008 - грант фонда Фулбрайта на преподавание в университете Пераденийй, Канди, Шри-Ланка

Библиография работ автора на языке оригинала:

Книги

Reinventing Nature: Science Narratives as Myths for an Endangered Planet, doctoral dissertation, Temple University, defended May 1994.

The New Sciences of Religion, forth-coming, 2010.

Научные публикации

 

"Problems and Resources in Whitehead's Process Philosophy," Presented at Metanexus 2009 in Tempe, AZ, July 19, 2009. http://www.grassie.net/articles/2009_Whitehead.html

 

"In the Heavens as It is on Earth: Astrobiology and the Human Prospect," published on Metanexus, April 2009. http://www.metanexus.net/magazine/tabid/68/id/10746/Default.aspx

 

"Nationalism, Terrorism, and Religion: A Bio-Historical Approach" presented at the annual Teilhard symposium of the Subodhi Institute www.subodhi.net , in Colombo, Sri Lanka, February 20, 2008; University of Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka, April 9, 2008; and BMICH, Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 15, 2008. Published in Law and Society Trust Review, Sri Lanka, July 2008. http://www.grassie.net/articles/2008_A_Biohistorical_Approach.html

 

"The Medicine of Religion: Exploring the Nexus between Spirituality and Health" presented for the Society for the Integration of Science and Human Values at the University of Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka, January 31, 2008. Publication forthcoming.

 

"Entangled Narratives: Competing Visions of the Good Life" presented at a symposium of the US-Sri Lankan Fulbright Commission in Colombo, January 4, 2008. Published in Sri Lanka Journal of the Humanities, XXXIV (1&2) 2008. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2008_entangled_narratives.html .

"The Neurosciences of Religion: Meditation, Entheogens, Mysticism" presented for the Society for the Integration of Science and Human Values at the University of Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka, November 22, 2007. Published in Metanexus , Vol. 8, Issue 10, January 2008, available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2007_neurosciences_of_religion.html . Translated into Spanish and published in Tendencias21 http://www.tendencias21.net/m/index.php#3

 

"The Evolution of Religion: Memes, Spandrels, or Adaptations?" presented for the Society for the Integration of Science and Human Values at the University of Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka, November 1, 2007. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2007_Evolution_of_Religion.html

 

"The Economics of Religion: Competition, Cooperation, and Spiritual Capital" presented for the Society for the Integration of Science and Human Values at the University of Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka, October 17, 2007. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2007_economicsofreligion.html

 

"Teaching the History of Nature: Towards an Integrated Science Curriculum" November 2007. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2007_History_of_Nature.html. Published in Metanexus, March 2008.

 

Metanexus 2007 Keynote Address, published in Zygon: Journal of Science and Religion, June 2008. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2007_Metanexus_Keynote.html.

 

"The New Sciences of Religion" presented at Nanjing University, China, October 2006. Published online in May 2007. Published in Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science in March 2008. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2007_sciencesofreligion.html

 

Metanexus 2006 Conference Keynote Address, published in Metanexus, 2006.07.26; available at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2006_metanexus.html .

 

"Science, Religion, and the Bomb", presented at First International Congress on Religion and Science, Tehran, Iran, May 2006, published in Metanexus, May 3, 2006 and republished by the American Iranian Council Update 3:47, July 2006. http://www.grassie.net/articles/2006_thebomb.html.

 

"Universal Reason: Science, Religion and the Foundations of Civil Societies", presented at Notre Dame University, Louaize, Lebanon and National Congress on Science and Religion, Tehran, Iran, May 2005. Published in The Millennial Lecture Series: Religion & Science Interface 2002-2005, Notre Dame University Press: Louazie, Lebanon, 2006. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2005_universalreason.html.

 

"Biocultural Evolution in the 21st Century: The Evolutionary Role of Religion" for ESSSAT, Barcelona, Spain, April 2004 and at ICHS in Beijing, China, July 2005. Published in Metanexus, 3/29/2004, and available at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2005_bioculturalevolution.html .

 

"Science, Semiotics, and the Sacred" in Spiritual Information, edited by Charles L. Harper, Jr. (Philadelphia: Templeton Foundation Press) 2005, pp 39 - 43. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2002_semiotics.html

 

"Engaged Contemplation for a Troubled World", Pune, India, January 2005. Published in India. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2005_engagedcontemplation.html

 

"Ecology, Religion, and Science", for the Encyclopedia of Religion, second edition by Lindsay Jones 2005, first edition by Mircea Elliade 1987, 2005. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2005_ecologyreligionandscience.html

 

"Towards a Constructive Theology of Evolution," for Science and Religion in the Post-Colonial World, edited by Zainal Abidin Bagir, (ATF Press: Adelaide) 2005, pp 153-179. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2003_theologyofevolution.html

 

"Hermeneutics in Science and Religion", for the Encyclopedia of Religion and Science, 2003. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2003_hermeneutics.html

 

"Postmodernism: What One Needs to Know," Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, March 1997. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/1997_postmodernism.html

 

"Powerful Pedagogy in the Science and Religion Classroom Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, September 1997. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/1996_pedagogy.html

 

Книжные обзоры

 

"A Thought Experiment: Envisioning a Civilization Recovery Plan," a review of David Christian's Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History, Berkeley, University of California Press, 2004, http://www.grassie.net/articles/2009_A_Thought_Experiment.html

"Universalism and Particularism: Judaism in an Age of Science" A review of Norbert Samuelson, Jewish Faith and Modern Science: On the Death and Rebirth of Jewish Philosophy. New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2009, http://www.metanexus.net/magazine/tabid/68/id/10774/Default.aspx .

 

"A Teachable Moment: Our Common Story", January 2009, http://www.grassie.net/articles/2009_Teachable_Moment.html .

 

"Eating Well Together: Donna Haraway's Companion Species Manifesto", December 2008, publication forthcoming. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2008_Eating_Well_Together.html .

 

"Review of Michael Dowd's Thank God For Evolution!: How the Marriage of Science and Religion Will Transform Your Life, review published on Metanexus, March 6, 2008. Available online at http://www.metanexus.net/Magazine/tabid/68/id/10333/Default.aspx

 

"Re-reading Economics: In Search of New Economic Metaphors for Biological Evolution" A review of Eric D. Beinhocker, The Origin of Wealth: Evolution, Complexity, and the Radical Remaking of Economics, Harvard Business School Press, 2006; published in Metanexus, May 2007. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2007_re-readingeconomics.html.

 

"Useless arithmetic and Inconvenient Truths" A Review of Useless Arithmetic: Why Environmental Scientists Can't Predict the Future by Orrin H. Pilkey and Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, Columbia University Press, 2007; published in Metanexus, April 2007. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/2007_uselessarithmetic.html.

 

"Wired for the Future: Kevin Kelly's Techno-Utopia", Terra Nova: Nature & Culture, 2:4, Fall 1997. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/1996_ninelaws.html

 

"Cyborgs, Tricksters, and Hermes: Donna Haraway's Metatheory of Science and Religion," Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, June 1996. Available online at http://www.grassie.net/articles/1995_cyborgs.html

 

Другие публикации

Sri Lanka Impressions: Photographs from a Troubled Paradise, self-published, 2008. "Leeches on the Road to Enlightenment", published in Metanexus, 4/2008.

http://www.grassie.net/articles/2008_Enlightenment.html

 

"Sleepless in Tehran", published in Metanexus, 3/20/2007. http://www.grassie.net/articles/2006_tehran.html

 

"Beyond Intelligent Design, Science Debates, and Culture Wars", Metanexus, March 2005. http://www.grassie.net/articles/2005_BeyondID.html . Republished on www.beliefnet.com .

 

"Ten Reasons for the Constructive Engagement of Science and Religion," Metanexus, May 2001. http://www.grassie.net/articles/2004_tenreasons.html

 

"Human Creativity in an Evolutionary Context", Metanexus, August 2000.

http://www.grassie.net/articles/2001_creativity.html

 

"Time Enough for Love," Science & Spirit, (9:2), June 1998.

http://www.grassie.net/articles/2000_timeenough.html

 

"Science as Epic?", Science & Spirit, (9:1), March 1998.

http://www.grassie.net/articles/1999_epic.html

 

"A Low-Tech Obstacle to a Higher-Tech Future: The Keyboard Problem" on the American Association for Higher Education Moderated Listserv, March 1995 (published in Edutech Report, May 1995.) http://www.grassie.net/articles/1996_dvorak.html

 

"Changing Education," Opinion Editorial, Kennett Paper, September 15, 1994.

"For Democracy, Redesign the Senate", Opinion Editorial, Philadelphia Inquirer, August 28, 1987. "Quakers and Germany", Friends Journal, December 1, 1983.

 

"Where does the German Peace Movement go from here?", Signs of Reconciliation, Autumn 1983 "Ansprache in Krefeld am 25.Juni 1983 als Vertreter der Freeze-Bewegung aus Philadelphia" Der Quaker: Monatsschrift der deutschen Freunde, October 1983.

 

"But What Can I Do", Middlebury College Magazine, Spring 1982. "Dealing with Dread", Fellowship, January/February 1981.

 

"The Race for Counterforce Capability", Middlebury College Magazine, Summer 1979.

 

Презентации

 

"Towards a Constructive Theology of Evolution," presented at an international conference on science and religion at Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, January 2003.

 

"Biocultural Evolution in the 21st Century: The Evolutionary Role of Religion," presented at the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University, and the Universite de Montreal in 2002, ICHS in Beijing, China, 2005.

 

"The Primordial Word: Genetics, Ethics, and Religion," Valley Forge United Church of Christ, February 2001 and Berwyn Presbyterian Church, April 2001.

 

"The Sciences of Religion Revisited," PowerPoint lecture presented at Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA; CTNS Winter Workshop in Berkeley, CA; University of Pennsylvania, PA; University of Tehran, Iran; University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka; Katmandu, Nepal.

 

"IH Online Now," webmaster, editor, and contributing author to an extensive online resource for Temple University's Intellectual Heritage Program with over 400 documents. <http://www.oll.temple.edu/ih>

 

"The Quest for the Holy Grail: Beyond the Productivity Paradox in Higher Education," Multimedia presentation at the Technology Showcase at Temple University on June 4, 1998.

 

"DSM V Axis II Computer Relational Disorders or How to Integrate Technology into the Teaching and Practice of Psychiatry," multimedia presentation for Grand Rounds at the Department of Psychiatry, Temple University Medical School, February 1998.

 

"The Epidemiology of Computers and the Future of Medical Education," multimedia presentation and training to the faculty of the Temple University Medical School on Februray 25, 1997.

"‘The Nine Laws of God': Kevin Kelly's Out of Control Techno-Utopic Program for a WIRED World," multimedia presentation at the Theology and Science Working Group of the American Academy of Religion in New Orleans, November 1996.

 

"Virtue(d) Reality: Socratic Pedagogy in the Virtual Classroom," multimedia presentation at EDUCOM '96 Conference in Philadelphia, October 1996 and at Syllabus Conference at Drexel University, October 1997.

 

"Science and the Sacred," multimedia presentation for the Pennsylvania Humanities Council and the Delaware Humanities Forum, presented at over a dozen venues in Pennsylvania and Delaware from 1997 and 1998.

 

"Reinventing Nature," multimedia presentation for the Pennsylvania Humanities Council and the Delaware Humanities Forum, presented at two venues in Pennsylvania from 1997 and 1998.

 

"An Inescapable Network of Mutuality: The Use of E-mail and Listserv in the Intellectual Heritage Program," multimedia presentation to the faculty seminar, February 27, 1995.

 

"Science and Religion: Who, What, When, Where, How and Why," presentation at the Templeton Winter Workshop on Science and Religion in Tallahassee, FL, January 1999.

 

"The Primordial Word: Continuing Revelation in our Social-Biophysical Conversations," presentation at the Templeton Summer Workshop on Science and Religion in Chicago, IL, June 1998.

 

"Postmodernism, Science, and Religion," presentation at the Templeton Winter Workshop on Science and Religion in Tallahassee, FL, January 1997.

 

"Powerful Pedagogy in the Science and Religion Classroom," presentation as a lecture at the Templeton Foundation's Winter Workshop on Teaching Science and Religion in Tallahassee, FL, and in Berkeley, CA in January 1997.

 

"Cyborgs, Tricksters, and Hermes: Donna Haraway's Metatheory of Science and Religion," at the American Academy of Religion's Triregional Conference, Boston, March 1995.

 

"Quaker Epistemology: Towards a Friendly Philosophy of Education," presentation to the Friends Association for Higher Education, Haverford College, June 1995.

 

"Teaching Gandhi: Nonviolence as Epistemology," a presentation to the faculty seminar of the Intellectual Heritage Program, March 1995.

 

"The Collapse of the Nature - Culture Distinction at the End of the Cenozoic Era: The Figurative and the Literal", presentation to the Portrack seminar on Post-Modern Ecology, Santa Monica, March 1995.

 

"Computer-Mediated Communications as an Enhancement of the Core-Curriculum at Temple University", a report on an Experiment with the Use of E-mail and Class-based Listservers, Fall 1994.

Автор 1 публикации:

    Грасси Уильям
    3 марта 2010 г.
    (Статья)
    Диалог науки и религии находится в точке пересечения наиболее актуальных этических и эстетических проблем нашего времени. В статье автор, один из основателей международного исследовательского центра по науке и религии - института Метанексус - размышляет о перспективах и сложностях диалога в XXI веке.


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