Einstein, Tagore and the Nature of Reality (Routledge by Partha Ghose

By Partha Ghose

The nature of fact has been a long-debated factor between scientists and philosophers. In 1930, Rabindranath Tagore and Albert Einstein had an extended dialog at the nature of fact. This dialog has been generally quoted and mentioned by means of scientists, philosophers and students from the literary international. the real query that Tagore and Einstein mentioned was once even if the realm is a harmony depending on humanity, or the area is a truth self sustaining at the human issue. Einstein took the stand followed by way of Western philosophers and mathematicians, specifically that reality is whatever self sufficient of the brain and the human issue. Tagore, however, followed the other view. however, either Einstein and Tagore claimed to be realists regardless of the elemental transformations among their conceptions of truth. the place does the variation lie? Can or not it's harmonized at a few deeper point? Can Wittgenstein, for instance, be a bridge among the 2 perspectives? This selection of essays explores those essentially varied conceptions of the character of fact from the views of theories of space-time, quantum thought, basic philosophy of technological know-how, cognitive technology and arithmetic.

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