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Infinite Potential The Life and Times of David Bohm by F. David Peat
  

Infinite Potential The Life and Times of David Bohm

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Infinite Potential The Life and Times of David Bohm by F. David Peat

Infinite Potential is the first biography of David Bohm,brilliant physicist, explorer of consciousness, student of Oppenheimer, friend to Einstein, and enemy of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. Although he battled bouts of crippling depression, Bohm proved to be one of the twentieth century's most original thinkers, influencing the fields of physics, philosophy, psychology, language, and education. In this compelling narrative, David Peat explains Bohm's life and landmark scientific work, including his famous hidden variables causal interpretation of quantum mechanics, which created a storm of controversy, yet may well be the only theory that describes the true nature of reality.

About the Author

F. David Peat, renowned author of many general books on science,including, with David Bohm, Science, Order & Creativity,was a friend and colleague of David Bohm for more than twenty years.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st November 1997

Author

F. David Peat

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Publisher

Basic Books an imprint of INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US

Format

Paperback
380 pages

Categories

Science: general issues

ISBN

9780201328202

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