The Universe of Knowledge 2023
In ideal continuity with the conference held in Udine on 21 October last at the headquarters of the Friulian Philological Society «Graziadio Isaia Ascoli», and the Mantra concert held at the end of the event in the Church of St. Francis in Cividale del Friuli, the Indological Society ‘Luigi Pio Tessitori» and the Department of Languages, Communication, Education and Society of the University of Udine, in collaboration with Mittelfest/Mittelland, are organising The Universe of Knowledge in Cividale del Friuli from 7 to 9 September 2023.

During the meeting, issues of great interest and actuality regarding the relationship between science and consciousness will be addressed with a transdisciplinary approach, with particular attention to the ancient sapiential traditions of India. Within this perspective, topics such as intuitive thinking, aesthetic experience, poetic language, spiritual dimension, quantum theory, information systems and artificial intelligence will be explored.


Fausto Freschi,  Indological Society «Luigi Pio Tessitori»
Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan and the spiral of the scientific method

Antonio Rigopoulos, Ca’ Foscari University Venice
Intuitive knowledge in Indian thought: the function of the intellect in Samkhya-Yoga

Stefano Andoldi, University of Udine
Conceptual changes in quantum theory and gravitation

Andrea Cuna, University of Udine
Knowledge and organisation of the knowledge

Cosimo Urgesi, University of Udine
Knowing the world through the body

Vincenzo Della Mea, University of Udine
The poetry of generative artificial intelligence

Giuliano Boccali, Italian Association of Sanskrit Studies
The aesthetic experience in the ancient Indian tradition