Skip to 0 minutes and 11 seconds Can you imagine a totally interconnected world?
Skip to 0 minutes and 18 seconds Where religions speak a universal grammar?
Skip to 0 minutes and 24 seconds Where agreement between Christianity, Islam and Judaism under the same principles is sought?
Skip to 0 minutes and 32 seconds Where the dogmas of the Incarnation and the Trinity are explained rationally?
Skip to 0 minutes and 38 seconds And where science and religion go together?
Skip to 0 minutes and 44 seconds This is how Ramon Llull conceived reality: as a set of elements in constant connection, with God as the principle of these interactions between men and the different levels of existence, reconciling these dogmas united with the sciences. A networked world. On this course we’ll travel through the Lullian universe through his life and his work, in relation to the exhibition “The Thinking Machine” at the Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona. Accompanied by professor of Aesthetics and Art Theory Amador Vega, we will find out about the Ars combinatoria, a universal system that Llull created to unite religions. We will see how this language is applied to the various disciplines and sciences.
Skip to 1 minute and 29 seconds We will understand his mission to convince through reason and show faith using intellect. We will discover some of the symbols he used to explain the interactions between the elements of reality. We will understand Llull’s contemporaneity as a precursor to modern logic and the principles of computing. And we will see how his system fascinated and influenced illustrious people throughout history such as Nicholas of Cusa, Philip II, Leibniz and Salvador Dalí. Extending East and West through the centuries.