New PDF release: A Physicist's View of Matter and Mind

By Chandre Dharma-wardana

This is a hugely interdisciplinary e-book straddling physics and complicated structures equivalent to residing organisms. The presentation is from the point of view of physics, in a fashion available to these attracted to clinical wisdom built-in inside of its socio-cultural and philosophical backgrounds. key components of human figuring out, particularly physics and unsleeping advanced platforms, are provided in basic language. An non-compulsory technical presentation is usually given in parallel the place it truly is needed.


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

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

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