Jaki, Stanley (1924–2009)
Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
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The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization
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Watts, T. D. 2011. Jaki, Stanley (1924–2009). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .
- Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
Stanley L. Jaki O.S.B. was a Benedictine priest and physicist, and a seminal thinker in the philosophy of science, theology, and the intersecting points where these disciplines meet. He was born in Gyôr, Hungary, in 1924. After his undergraduate studies in philosophy, theology, and mathematics, Fr. Jaki completed a Doctorate in Theology in 1950 from the Pontifical Institute in Rome, and then obtained a Doctorate in Physics from Fordham University in 1958. He also did postdoctoral research in philosophy of science at several universities. He lectured at several universities, in the US, Europe, and Australia. He was awarded the prestigious Templeton Prize for his work in furthering science and religion in 1987.
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