Dr. Basarab Nicolescu -- Bio

Theoretical physicist at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris, France. Professor at the Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Member of the Romanian Academy. Professor Extraordinary at the School of Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Founding member of ISSR. President-Founder of the International Center for Transdisciplinary Research and Studies (CIRET), a non-profit organization (165 members from 26 countries), which has a web site at : http://ciret-transdisciplinarity.org/index.php. Founder and Director of the Transdisciplinarity Series, Rocher Editions, Monaco, of the Romanians in Paris Series, Oxus Editions, Paris and of the Science and Religion Series, Curtea Veche, Bucharest (in collaboration with Magda Stavinschi). A specialist in the theory of elementary particles, Basarab Nicolescu is the author of 130 articles in leading international scientific journals, has made numerous contributions to science anthologies and participated in several dozen French radio and foreign multimedia documentaries on science. Basarab Nicolescu is a major advocate of the transdisciplinary reconciliation between Science and the Humanities.

He published many articles on the role of science in the contemporary culture in journals in USA, France, Romania, Italy, United Kingdom, Brazil, Argentina and Japan. His books include : From Modernity to Cosmodernity - Science, Culture, and Spirituality, State University of New York (SUNY) Press, New York, 2014, Manifesto of Transdisciplinarity, State University of New York (SUNY) Press, New York, 2002; Nous, la particule et le monde, Rocher, Monaco, 2002 (2nd edition) ; Science, Meaning and Evolution - The Cosmology of Jacob Boehme, Parabola Books, New York, 1991. He “recently” edited Transdisciplinarity -Theory and Practice, Hampton Press, Cresskill, New Jersey, 2008. A complete biobibliography of Dr. Basarab Nicolescu can be found on the page: http://basarab-nicolescu.fr/.