Quantum Closures and Disclosures

Quantum Closures and Disclosures : Thinking-together postphenomenology and quantum brain dynamics

By (author) 

List price: US$143.01

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


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)show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 220 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 17.78mm | 453.59g
  • John Benjamins Publishing Co
  • Benjamins (John) North America Inc.,US
  • Netherlands
  • English
  • 1588113701
  • 9781588113702

Table of contents

1. Abbreviations; 2. Acknowledgements; 3. Pre-amble; 4. 1. Heidegger and the Quantum Brain; 5. 2. PostHeideggerian Postphenomenology and the Quantum Brain; 6. 3. Derrida and the Quantum Brain; 7. 4. Post-amble; 8. References; 9. Indexshow more