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

By Chandre Dharma-wardana

This is a hugely interdisciplinary ebook straddling physics and intricate platforms resembling residing organisms. The presentation is from the viewpoint of physics, in a way available to these attracted to medical wisdom built-in inside of its socio-cultural and philosophical backgrounds. key parts of human figuring out, specifically physics and wide awake complicated structures, are awarded in basic language. An non-compulsory technical presentation is usually given in parallel the place it really 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 concept of Relativity
    • The Quantum international and 'Reality'
    • Entanglement, size and Quantum Paradoxes
    • Many Particle structures and the Classical Limit
    • Energy, Entropy and Emergent Properties
  • Part II. advanced structures 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: normal viewers with curiosity in physics and complicated platforms biology in addition to technological know-how academics.

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