University professor natural and life sciences Essay

University professor natural and life sciences Essay

My Philosophy of Knowledge from the Article ‘Islam and the Sciences of Nature: Some Fundamental Questions

– … in Physics with specialization in particle physics. He is professor of physics at Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in which he founded the Faculty of the Philosophy of Science in 1995, and has been its chairman since then. In his thought there is no separation between the Science and Religion; the religion and science are interrelated that without the philosophy of religion, the scientific investigation is of no use. Background Knowledge, ilm, can be divided into two categories of Islamic sciences and the various other sciences not considered theologically….  

Natural Sciences with Ethical Considerations

– Interpreted literally, ethical judgements do seem to limit methods available in the production of knowledge in both the arts and the natural sciences; it’s not difficult to imagine the chaos of a world void of any kind of ethical considerations. However, can knowledge in the natural sciences even be compared to knowledge in the arts. Knowledge in the natural sciences includes knowledge that helps improve methods used in hospitals to treat previously untreatable illnesses. Art at first glance does not hold enough weight to be compared because it reaches a smaller number of people giving it less importance than knowledge gained in natural sciences….  

Studies on Plant Responses to Multiple Stresses

– … However, two lines of research suggest that plants also have a centralized system of stress response that enables them to respond to any physiological stress, regardless of the nature of that stress. Traits common to plants in low-resource environments so central feature of plants adapted to low-resource environments is that they grow slowly, even when provided with an optimal supply and balance of resources. This slow growth is seen in plants that are adapted to infertile soils (Chapin 1980, Clarkson 1985), dry or saline environments, or deep shade (Grime 1977, Parsons 1968)….  

Introducing Biomedical Engineering

– “Engineering is the professional art of applying science to the optimum conversion of natural resources to the benefit of man.” —Ralph J. Smith (engineering professor, Stanford University) As time goes by, I realize it has been a year since I have attended SJSU as a biomedical engineering student. However, what exactly is biomedical engineering. According to the definition, Biomedical Engineering is the “application of engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology for healthcare purposes.” In other words, biomedical engineering is the study that connects the gap between biology, medicine and engineering, which means it combines the problem solving skills of engineering…  

The Housekeeper and the Professor, by Yoko Ogawa

– The Housekeeper and the Professor is a novel written by Yoko Ogawa, and published in 2003. The story is a bout a mathematician who is the professor in the story. The professor suffered from a brain damage after a tragic traffic road accident, and he can only produce 80 minutes worth of memories. The professor forgot everything about his former life, but could only remember numbers, since he had a passion for mathematics. The story is told from the narrator’s point of view (the housekeeper). The narrator was to take care of the professor who asked her to let her son come direct to his house after learning that she had a 10 year old son who used to wait for her at home till late night after…