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Cultura International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology

Volume 2, Issue 2, 2005

Traian D. Stänciulescu
Pages 64-73
DOI: 10.5840/cultura2005225

La pensée cosmologique, entre mythos et logos
une approche herméneutique

Mediated by a hermeneutic/semiotic reading of symbols, searching out and finding some similitudes between mythical constructions concerning the genesis of the world and scientific hypotheses can be considered fruitful from at least two viewpoints, since: (a) it allows the validation of a truth which is difficult to prove through other means, that early humans had intuitive-cognitive resources much more profound than appearances seem to allow; (b) it enables the utilization of some of the suggestions offered by the mythic language in the scientific language context. Using such correspondences, the author proposes the integrative model of a structurally named "Cluster Universe" or the functionally named "Pulsatory expansion", able to solve some major difficulties of the cosmological thinking.