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Bohm starts from examining the historial development of “fragmentation” which emphasized a certain aspect of measurement of reality, and equated our representation as perfect correspondence with what we treat as independent of reality.

What does Bohm have to say about the human condition? Feb 11, Antonio Bosnjak rated it it was amazing.

In both science and philosophy, Bohm’s main concern David Bohm was one of the foremost scientific thinkers and philosophers of our time. David Bohm – – Zygon 20 2: The structural outline of Bohm’s cosmic model is as follows: For example, from the sensory perception of an object as seen from one view, the imagination may enable the child to picture what it would be like when seen from another angle.

It is the interplay between the implicate and the explicate orders. Bohm’s cosmos is a “feedback” universe that continuously recycles forward into a greater mode of being and consciousness. Bohm wants to help us rethink wholeness in this book and does so by means of inventing ogder rheomode. Having read the others above, including some philosophers of wholneess, I must say that Bohm is not startling for his conclusions but he is startling in that he presents his own approach to get to that conclusion.

Different readers unfold a different mind from the same pages. The same can be said of all living matter. Bohm’s writing is pretty dense, but he has a lot to say and does so very carefully. This is like a hologram; in each region of space, the order of the whole illuminated structure is enfolded and carried in the movement of light. Bohm observes that in the domain of very short distances and high energies, i.


The implicate is the enfolded order. Humanity is the pilgrim in this cosmic process.

This alteration arises from a deeper immplicate of intention, which is concerned with bringing about harmony between the detailed content of the intention behind the display and what actually appears in the imagination. If you love reading about the intersection of philosophy, consciousness, math and science you should read this book. His best-known works include: Bohm’s explicate order, however, is secondary–derivative. The key to this argument is that hologram is only an wohleness whose function is to make a static record of this order.

It is this “unknown and undescribable totality” that Bohm calls the holomovement.

Wholeness and the Implicate Order

When light shines from behind the image, it unfolds to give the recognizable picture. History of Western Philosophy.

If one considers this question carefully, one can see that in a certain sense the Wholenesa was right to see the immeasurale as the primary reality. He then develops his theory which he calls the implicate order. Dec 15, Mengsen Zhang rated it it was amazing. David Joseph Bohm December 20, — October 27, was an American scientist who has been described as one of the most significant theoretical physicists of the 20th century and who contributed innovative and unorthodox ideas to quantum theory, neuropsychology and the philosophy of mind.

Rather, in the prevailing philosophy in the Orient, the immeasurable that which cannot be named, described, or understood through any form of reason is regarded as the primary reality. He used to greatly encourage me in that direction. Now I tried to get some idea what might be the process implied by the mathematics of the quantum theory, and this process is what I called ‘enfoldment’. In principle, any individual element could reveal “detailed information about every other element in the universe.

But before doing this, he may test what he has done internally. What I mentioned is only a little portion of Bohm’s idea. I read a book about hard physics and consciousness and it turned out they are the same thing! Hohm, in Sanskrit which has an origin common to the Indo-European language group there is a word ‘matra’ meaning ‘measure’ in the musical sense, which is evidently close to the Greet ‘metron.


Joshua Schooping – – Zygon 50 3: Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. The suggestion is that we can proceed as in fact has always been done, by beginning with our common intuitive notions and general experience of order and by letting these develop as to extend into new domains and fields of application.

Oct 28, Donna rated it did not like it. Thus, as Piaget says, the imagination gives a kind of internal imitation of the appearance of an object. Request removal from index. Jane Collier – – Business Ethics: What is seen is that there whlleness a certain “relationship between the images appearing on the two screens. After getting lost in various complex subjects, the last chapter is a welcome summary and conclusion of the whole pun intended.

To sum up his argument on measures, he writes “Thus, in the West, society impliczte mainly emphasized the development of science nad technology dependant on measure while in the East, the main emphasis has gone to religion and philosophy which are directed ultimately toward the immeasurable.

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This could be an interesting chapter for readers interested in the philosophy of physics and consciousness. And this Player is also creative! Return to Book Page.

In recent years, Bohm attempted to explain an ontological basis for quantum theory. Jun 15, Brian rated it really liked it. If they do not, the detailed content of the intention behind the display of bohj second view wiII have to alter, until a satisfactory internal image is obtained. It is pure, active intelligence from which all that is manifest in the cosmos comes.