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Schroedinger's Cat & The Golden Bough By Randy Bancroft

Schroedinger's Cat & The Golden Bough by Randy Bancroft

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Summary

This work addresses the relationship between science and mythology from the starting points of Frazer's The Golden Bough and Erwin Schrodinger's famous cat. It traces the intertwining and separation of mythology, magic and science through the ages.

Schroedinger's Cat & The Golden Bough Summary

Schroedinger's Cat & The Golden Bough: Reflections on Science, Mythology and Magic by Randy Bancroft

Schroedinger's Cat & The Golden Bough addresses the relationship between science and mythology from the starting points of Frazer's The Golden Bough and Erwin Schroedinger's famous cat. From the Greek origins of modern scientific thought, Bancroft traces the intertwining and separation of mythology, magic, and science through the ages. Drawing on psychology, mythology, literature, and history of science, the author, a physicist who works with electromagnetic Field Theory, presents a fascinating and provocative cross-disciplinary study.

About Randy Bancroft

Randy Bancroft is a Physicist working in private industry in the USA.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Spectrum of Symbolism Chapter 2 The Nature of Magic & The Magic of Nature Chapter 3 Infectious Ideas Chapter 4 The Function of Science and Mythology Chapter 5 Truth and Illusion Chapter 6 Islands of Thought

Additional information

NPB9780761817499
9780761817499
0761817492
Schroedinger's Cat & The Golden Bough: Reflections on Science, Mythology and Magic by Randy Bancroft
New
Hardback
University Press of America
2000-12-18
256
N/A
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