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01 August 2011

304 Pages | 56 BW line; 17 BW halftone

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ISBN: 9780199753819


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Quantum Enigma

Physics Encounters Consciousness

Second Edition

Bruce Rosenblum and Fred Kuttner

  • Scientifically sound treatment of the controversial issue of the nature of physical reality and the relevance of physics' encounter with consciousness
  • Presents controversial implications without forcing the authors' bias; readers will be able to draw their own conclusions from the material
  • Completely accessible to all readers, even those with no background in physics
  • Emphasizes how the quantum enigma arises simply and directly from observed experimental facts; it's not just a theoretical issue

New to this Edition:

  • Chapters updated to recent advancements in quantum mechanics
  • Includes a new chapter on Experimental Metaphysics, dealing with the latest developments in this rapidly-expanding field
  • Expanded sections on applications to include the technology that has won the Nobel Prize in physics
  • Explanations improved through extensive dialogue with readers
  • Illustrations that appear throughout the text of the first edition are re-drawn
  • Includes a new preface to the second edition
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