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Nature Loves to Hide Quantum Physics and the Nature of Reality, a Western Perspective

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Genre:Physics
Language: English
Paperback
Origin:Singapore
ISBN13:9789814324571
ISBN10:9814324574
Pages:306
Dimensions:6.0 x 9.0 x 0.69 inches
Weight:416.74 g
Published: March 31, 2012
Edition:1

About the Book

It is naturally important for any of us to have a correct view of the universe we are in. Having realized that the Newtonian world-view is untenable, this book joins others that are searching for an alternative world-view. It is unique in using quantum physics to promote this search.One aim of the book is to present a lucid exposition of quantum mechanics in terms accessible to the general reader. Another aim is to show that realism (the belief that the outside world exists "from its own side" regardless of acts of consciousness) and locality (the belief that nothing moves faster than light) are invalid, and should be replaced by a new paradigm according to which the universe is alive. A third aim is to show that the thinking of quantum physicists evokes the philosophies of Plato and Plotinus.The revised edition will include a conversation between two fictional characters to elucidate the discussion of the meaning of wave functions.