Quantum Closures and Disclosures

Thinking-together postphenomenology and quantum brain dynamics

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Quantum Closures and Disclosures thinks together two seemingly irreconcilable discourses: An application of quantum field theory to brain functioning, called quantum brain dynamics, and the continental postphenomenological tradition, especially the work of Martin Heidegger and Jacques Derrida. Underlying both developments is a new ontology of nonCartesian dual modes whose rich provenance is their "between." World is disclosed in the lumen naturale of dual modes belonging-together in their between; all presencing is a function of a "~conjugate" form of match in the between. This surprising rapprochement between a powerful tradition within continental philosophy and the 20th-century quantum revolution in science is fruitfully applied to crucial issues in philosophy, brain science, mathematics and psychiatry.



Related Titles: Quantum Brain Dynamics and Consciousness: An introduction, edited by Mari Jibu and Kunio Yasue (1995), and My Double Unveiled: The dissipative quantum model of the brain, by Giuseppe Vitiello (2001)



[Advances in Consciousness Research, 50]  2003.  xxii, 200 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Abbreviations
x
Acknowledgements
xi
Pre-amble
xiii
1. Heidegger and the Quantum Brain
1
2. PostHeideggerian Postphenomenology and the Quantum Brain
73
3. Derrida and the Quantum Brain
123
4. Post-amble
167
References
181
Index
189
“Gordon Globus, in his new volume, has taken neurophysics one decisve step further. He has broken the monopolistic grip of consciousness itself on quantum theories of the mind. [...] Given the generally problematic nature of defining boundaries between conscious subject and intended object in quantum measurement, and given isomorphisms between existential praxis and quatum observables as active operators, Globus's massive shift toward authentic self-eccentricity should resonate widely among post-classical neurophysicists as a welcome Copernican breaktrough.”
“[...] one of its great virtues is the effort put into guiding the reader trough some of the most difficult ideas of contemporary academic culture. [...] It offers an excellent introduction to contemporary phenomenology [...].”
“[...]one of its great virtues is the effort put into guiding the reader trough some of the most difficult ideas of contemporary academic culture. It should facilitate understanding of Vitiello's far from mainstream theory, which may well merit sympathetic consideration.

[...] offers an excellent introduction to contemporary post-phenomenology, while deepening Globus's own themes.

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Subjects

Consciousness Research

Consciousness research

Philosophy

Philosophy
BIC Subject: JMT – States of consciousness
BISAC Subject: PSY008000 – PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Psychology & Cognition
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