Quantum Mind and Social Science: Unifying Physical and by Alexander Wendt

By Alexander Wendt

there's an underlying assumption within the social sciences that recognition and social lifestyles are finally classical physical/material phenomena. during this groundbreaking e-book, Alexander Wendt demanding situations this assumption by way of featuring that realization is, in reality, a macroscopic quantum mechanical phenomenon. within the first 1/2 the e-book Wendt justifies the insertion of quantum conception into social medical debates, introduces social scientists to quantum conception and the philosophical controversy approximately its interpretation, after which defends the quantum cognizance speculation opposed to the orthodox, classical method of the mind-body challenge. within the moment part, he develops the results of this metaphysical viewpoint for the character of language and the Agent-Structure challenge in social ontology. Wendt's argument is a progressive improvement which increases basic questions about the character of social existence and the paintings of these who learn it.

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