The Role of Physics in Science Integration

Egoyan, Dr. Alexander (2005) The Role of Physics in Science Integration. [Conference Paper]

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Special and General theories of relativity may be considered as the most significant examples of integrative thinking. From these works we see that Albert Einstein attached great importance to how we understand geometry and dimensions. It is shown that physics powered by the new multidimensional elastic geometry is a reliable basis for science integration. Instead of searching for braneworlds (elastic membranes - EM) in higher dimensions we will start by searching them in our 3+1 dimensional world. The cornerstone of the new philosophy is an idea that lower dimensional EMs are an essential component of the living matter, they are responsible for our perceptions, intellect, pattern recognition and high speed signal propagation. According to this theory each EM has both physical and perceptive (psychological) meanings: it exists as our Universe-like physical reality for its inner objects and at the same time it plays perceptive (psychological) role in the external bulk space-time. This philosophy may help us to build up a science which explains not only inanimate, unconscious phenomena, but consciousness as well.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Keywords:Knowledge Integration, Reductionism, Emergentism, Special Relativity, General Relativity, Perception, Multidimensional geometry, Albert Einstein,Smooth Infinitesimal analysis
Subjects:Philosophy > Philosophy of Science
ID Code:7760
Deposited By: Egoyan, Dr. Alexander
Deposited On:16 Dec 2011 00:05
Last Modified:16 Dec 2011 00:05


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