The Self-Aware Universe

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Penguin, Mar 21, 1995 - Science - 336 pages
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Consciousness, not matter, is the ground of all existence, declares University of Oregon physicist Goswami, echoing the mystic sages of his native India. He holds that the universe is self-aware, and that consciousness creates the physical world.
 

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THE SELF-AWARE UNIVERSE: How Consciousness Creates the Material World

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Goswami (Physics/University of Oregon; coauthor, The Cosmic Dancers, 1983) uses quantum physics to promote monistic idealism- -the theory that both matter and mind have their origin in consciousness ... Read full review

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User Review  - Arten60 - LibraryThing

This book takes us back to the old idea that Consciousness it the primary stuff of the universe. For me it really does agree with the mysticsim of Quantum Physics. And I should say the philosophy of the Gnostics. Read full review

Contents

Title Page
THE OLD PHYSICS AND ITS PHILOSOPHICAL LEGACY
THE PHILOSOPHY OF MONISTIC IDEALISM
IDEALISM AND THE RESOLUTION OF
THE NINE LIVES OF SCHRÖDINGERS
THE RECONCILIATION OF REALISM AND IDEALISM
IN SEARCH OF THE QUANTUM MIND
PARADOXES AND TANGLED HIERARCHIES
THE I OF CONSCIOUSNESS
THE REENCHANTMENT OF THE PERSON
THE AWAKENING OF BUDDHI
AN IDEALIST THEORY OF ETHICS
GLOSSARY
BIBLIOGRAPHY
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