Chandre Dharma-wardana's A Physicist's View of Matter and Mind PDF

By Chandre Dharma-wardana

This is a hugely interdisciplinary booklet straddling physics and intricate platforms similar to residing organisms. The presentation is from the point of view of physics, in a way obtainable to these drawn to medical wisdom built-in inside of its socio-cultural and philosophical backgrounds. key parts of human figuring out, particularly physics and wakeful advanced platforms, are offered in easy language. An not obligatory technical presentation can be given in parallel the place it truly is needed.

Contents:

  • Part I. the character of actual Law:
    • A Bird's Eye View of Our Quest
    • An Epistemic Hunt for medical Truth
    • The legislation of Nature and the Supremacy of Symmetry
    • Maxwell's Magical Trinity — electrical energy, Magnetism and Light
    • The conception of Relativity
    • The Quantum global and 'Reality'
    • Entanglement, size and Quantum Paradoxes
    • Many Particle structures and the Classical Limit
    • Energy, Entropy and Emergent Properties
  • Part II. complicated platforms and Consiousness:
    • Bio-Molecules, the Sub-Slime of Astrochemistry
    • The phone because the uncomplicated Unit of Life
    • Specialized Cells for Sight, perception, and Information
    • Exotic, Quantum causes of Consciousness
    • Addressing the Enigmatic Questions

Readership: basic viewers with curiosity in physics and intricate platforms biology in addition to technological know-how academics.

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