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Meeting the universe halfway : quantum physics and the entanglement of matter and meaning

Author: Karen Michelle Barad
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A theoretical physicist and feminist theorist, Karen Barad elaborates her theory of agential realism, a schema that is at once a new epistemology, ontology, and ethics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Barad, Karen Michelle.
Meeting the universe halfway.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006027826
(OCoLC)71189745
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Michelle Barad
ISBN: 9780822388128 082238812X 1283022389 9781283022385 9786613022387 6613022381
OCLC Number: 226068120
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 524 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: pt. 1. Entangled beginnings. Introduction : the science and ethics of mattering ; Meeting the universe halfway ; Diffractions : differences, contingencies, and entanglements that matter --
pt. 2. Intra-actions matter. Niels Bohr's philosophy-physics : quantum physics and the nature of knowledge and reality ; Agential realism : how material-discursive practices matter --
pt. 3. Entanglements and re(con)figurations. Getting real : technoscientific practices and the materialization of reality ; Spacetime re(con)figurings : naturalcultural forces and changing topologies of power ; Quantum entanglements : experimental metaphysics and the nature of nature ; The ontology of knowing, the intra-activity of becoming, and the ethics of mattering --
Appendix A. Cascade experiment / by Alice Fulton --
Appendix B. The uncertainty principle is not the basis of Bohr's complementarity --
Appendix C. Controversy concerning the relationship between Bohr's principle of complementarity and Heisenberg's uncertainty principle.
Series Title: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Responsibility: Karen Barad.
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