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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Roger Penrose; M S Longair; et al
|Description:||xviii, 185 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Preface Malcolm Longair; 1. Space-time and cosmology Roger Penrose; 2. The mysteries of quantum physics Roger Penrose; 3. Physics and the mind Roger Penrose; 4. On mentality, quantum mechanics and the actualization of potentialities Abner Shimony; 5. Why physics? Nancy Cartwright; 6. The objections of an unashamed reductionist Stephen Hawking; 7. Reply Roger Penrose; Appendix I: a new example of Godel's theorem; Appendix II: proposal for a physical experiment to test quantum state reduction.|
|Responsibility:||Roger Penrose ... [et al.] ; edited by Malcolm Longair.|
'To see a scientist of Penrose's ability, stature and achievement toss large parts of modern physics into the air as though juggling balls and try to keep them aloft while marshalling them into a