Humanity in a Creative Universe
Stuart A. Kauffman
Table of Contents
Part I: Beyond The Entailing Laws Of Physics and Reductive Materialism
A Creative Universe: No Entailing Laws, but Enablement in the Evolution of the Biosphere
A Creative Universe: The Social World
Part II: Towards the Subjective Pole
Are We Zombies With At Best Witnessing Minds?
A New Proposed Dualism: Res potentia and Res extensa, Linked by Quantum Measurement
Beyond the Stalemate: Answering Descartes With The Poised Realm
Towards a Quantum, Poised Realm, Classical Theory of Mind Body
Toward an Ontological Basis for a Responsible Free Will
The Strong Free Will Theorem, Toward The Subjective Pole
The Subjective Pole and The Quantum Enigma
The Creative and Unentailed Quantum Evolution of The Universe
Beyond Pythagoras: Must We Have Foundations?
Part III: Who Are We Knowing, Doing, Living Humans In A Creative Universe?
Self Organization In The Origin of Life, Agency, and Ontogeny
Knowing and Being in the World, Aspects of our Humanity
Beyond Modernity? Can We Partially Co-Create A Civilization That Serves Our Humanity?