Mind, Matter and the Implicate Order: The Relevance Of Bohmian Physics To Our Understanding Of The Mind by Paavo T. I. PylkkänenMind, Matter and the Implicate Order: The Relevance Of Bohmian Physics To Our Understanding Of The Mind by Paavo T. I. Pylkkänen

Mind, Matter and the Implicate Order: The Relevance Of Bohmian Physics To Our Understanding Of The…

byPaavo T. I. Pylkkänen

Hardcover | October 18, 2006

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This accessible and easy-to-follow book offers a new approach to consciousness. The author's eclectic style combines new physics-based insights with those of analytical philosophy, phenomenology, cognitive science and neuroscience. He proposes a view in which the mechanistic framework of classical physics and neuroscience is complemented by a more holistic underlying framework in which conscious experience finds its place more naturally.
Paavo Pylkkänen received his masters degree from the University of Sussex and his doctorate from the University of Helsinki. He was an Academy of Finland researcher 1990-1995 and became associate professor in theoretical philosophy at the University of Skövde, Sweden in 1996. Since 2001 he has also been a lecturer at the Department of ...
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Title:Mind, Matter and the Implicate Order: The Relevance Of Bohmian Physics To Our Understanding Of The…Format:HardcoverDimensions:290 pagesPublished:October 18, 2006Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540238913

ISBN - 13:9783540238911

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- The Architecture of Matter.- The Architecture of Consciousness.- Active Information.- Time Consciousness.- Movement, Causation and Consciousness.

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From the reviews:"This is an excellent addition to Springer's (equally excellent) Frontiers Collection. . I can highly recommend it to philosophers (of mind), philosophers of various sciences, physicists, (especially those working in foundation of physics), and anyone interested in the contemporary debate on consciousness. It would also provide a good way to become acquainted with the more difficult of Bohn's later ideas. The book assumes no prior knowledge of quantum mechanics." (Dean Rickles, Mathematical Reviews, Issue, 2007 g)