The Resource Einstein's space and Van Gogh's sky : physical reality and beyond, by Lawrence LeShan and Henry Margenau

Einstein's space and Van Gogh's sky : physical reality and beyond, by Lawrence LeShan and Henry Margenau

Label
Einstein's space and Van Gogh's sky : physical reality and beyond
Title
Einstein's space and Van Gogh's sky
Title remainder
physical reality and beyond
Statement of responsibility
by Lawrence LeShan and Henry Margenau
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Lawrence LeShan and Henry Margenau argue that Western culture's precise and literal systems to explain reality were developed to accommodate the human need to control the environment, but that explainations fall short because they do not include non-physical
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1920-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
LeShan, Lawrence L.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175
LC item number
.L444 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
Q 175 L629e 1982
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1901-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Margenau, Henry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Gogh, Vincent <<van>>
  • Science
  • Science
  • Reality
  • Reductionism
  • Philosophy
  • Science
  • Reality
  • Reductionism
  • Science
  • Science
  • Wissenschaftstheorie
  • Wissenschaftstheorie
Label
Einstein's space and Van Gogh's sky : physical reality and beyond, by Lawrence LeShan and Henry Margenau
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One. The meanings of reality : 1. Alternate realities -- 2. Structures of reality : Domains and realms -- Part Two. The search for scientific truth : 3. Varieties of human experience -- 4. The meaning of 'truth' -- 5. Guiding principles in the search for scientific theories -- 6. How scientific theories are verified -- 7. Reductionism in physical science, I -- 8. Reductionism, II -- 9. The worlds of Einstein and Heisenberg -- 10. Reductionism, III : Transcendence with compatibility -- 11. Causality, epistemic feedback, purpose -- Part Three. Domains of the social sciences : 12. The domains of the social scientist -- 13. The domains of art -- 14. The worlds of color of Newton and Goethe : Two domains of reality -- 15. The domains of the parapsychologist -- 16. The domain of ethics -- 17. The domain of consciousness
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 268 pages
Isbn
9780025704602
Lccn
82000233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08222083
  • (OCoLC)ocm08222083
Label
Einstein's space and Van Gogh's sky : physical reality and beyond, by Lawrence LeShan and Henry Margenau
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One. The meanings of reality : 1. Alternate realities -- 2. Structures of reality : Domains and realms -- Part Two. The search for scientific truth : 3. Varieties of human experience -- 4. The meaning of 'truth' -- 5. Guiding principles in the search for scientific theories -- 6. How scientific theories are verified -- 7. Reductionism in physical science, I -- 8. Reductionism, II -- 9. The worlds of Einstein and Heisenberg -- 10. Reductionism, III : Transcendence with compatibility -- 11. Causality, epistemic feedback, purpose -- Part Three. Domains of the social sciences : 12. The domains of the social scientist -- 13. The domains of art -- 14. The worlds of color of Newton and Goethe : Two domains of reality -- 15. The domains of the parapsychologist -- 16. The domain of ethics -- 17. The domain of consciousness
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 268 pages
Isbn
9780025704602
Lccn
82000233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08222083
  • (OCoLC)ocm08222083

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