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Zolla Marchianò

Zolla Marchianò
Science and the Wholeness of Life
Science and spirituality: towards a plausible conjunction of polar opposites
Current Position
A specialist in East-West aesthetic, philosophic and religious studies, Dr. Grazia Marchianò is former Professor of Comparative Aesthetics and History and Civilizations of Eastern Asia at the University of Siena-Arezzo, Italy, and recipient of a doctorate honoris causa from The Open University, Edinburgh (2004). She is author and editor of several books and scholarly collections in Italian and English, curator of Elémire Zolla’s Collected Works with Marsilio Publisher, Venice, and donor of Zolla’s library and archive to the Accademia Vivarium novum, Villa Falconieri, Frascati (Rome). Her contributions in cultural anthropology and Buddhist views on the nature of consciousness and non-duality have appeared in the ERANOS YEARBOOK, Daimon Verlag, Einsiedeln 2009-2010-2011; 2013-2014; 2017-2018; 2019-2020-2021. In her recent book awarded the Eugenio Montale prize: Interiorità e finitudine:il cammino della coscienza. Orizzonti eurasiatici, Rosenberg§Sellier, Turin (I) 2022, part 1 deals with the cognitive horizons of quantum physicists and part 2 with the ones of deep meditators in Tibetan and Shingon esoteric traditions.