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The large, the small, and the human mind

Author: Roger Penrose; Abner Shimony; Nancy Cartwright; M S Longair; Stephen Hawking
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Canto
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Canto edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Penrose; Abner Shimony; Nancy Cartwright; M S Longair; Stephen Hawking
ISBN: 0521785723 9780521785723
OCLC Number: 45689436
Notes: Originally published: 1997.
Description: xxii, 201 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 Space-time and Cosmology 1 --
Chapter 2 Mysteries of Quantum Physics 50 --
Chapter 3 Physics and the Mind 93 --
Chapter 4 On Mentality, Quantum Mechanics and the Actualization of Potentialities / Abner Shimony 144 --
Chapter 5 Why Physics? / Nancy Cartwright 161 --
Chapter 6 Objections of an Unashamed Reductionist / Stephen Hawking 169 --
Chapter 7 Response / Roger Penrose 173 --
Appendix 1 Goodstein's Theorem and Mathematical Thinking 186 --
Appendix 2 Experiments to Test Gravitationally Induced State Reduction 193.
Series Title: Canto
Responsibility: Roger Penrose ; with Abner Shimony, Nancy Cartwright and Stephen Hawking ; edited by Malcolm Longair.

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