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The conscious universe : part and whole in modern physical theory

Author: Minas C Kafatos; Robert Nadeau
Publisher: New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authors show that a generalized principle of complementarity is pervasive not only in physical theories such as cosmological models of the universe but also in the constructions of all human realities. They suggest that consciousness can no longer be divorced from the problem of the way science operates. The book concludes by making the case that this realization entails a new way of understanding the universe  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kafatos, Minas C.
Conscious universe.
New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1990
(OCoLC)643913098
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Minas C Kafatos; Robert Nadeau
ISBN: 0387972625 9780387972626 3540972625 9783540972624
OCLC Number: 21081325
Description: vii, 214 pages, [2] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Leaving the realm of the visualizable: waves, quanta, and the rise of quantum theory --
The strange new world of the quantum --
Bell's Theorem and the aspect experiments: coming to terms with quantum non-local reality --
Changing the rules: the new epistemology of science --
Searching for the ground: mutation, mind, and the epistemology of science --
Science and the quest for a new metaphysics --
The road untraveled: enlarging the new logical framework of complementarity --
The emergence of a new vision: the unfolding universe --
The ceremony of innocent: science and ethics.
Responsibility: Menas Kafatos, Robert Nadeau.

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This is a general treatment of modern physics theory, designed for students and researchers in physics and philosophy. Topics covered include the rise of quantum theory, Bell's theorem, the quest for  Read more...
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