Dear Cortona friends, we are then ready to start a new adventure of spirit and emotions, as always under the logo Science and the wholeness of life, and our speakers have prepared for you many intriguing questions. What does it mean, that plants are alive, including those of the deep ocean? How is science connected to moral philosophy, as in the example of Spinoza? and can we go from our modern western philosophical visions, back to the eastern unitarian yin and yang? And from this to the notions of artificial intelligence and complexity? Indeed, a vast universe of different disciplines, but always intrinsically related and dependent one from the other, as the systems view of life demands. And the Cortona-week is the place to ask and work with these questions (do not mind the answer).