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Author Barad, Karen Michelle.

Title Meeting the universe halfway : quantum physics and the entanglement of matter and meaning / Karen Barad.

Publication Info. Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  QC 6 .B328 2007    AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 524 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [477]-489) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Entangled beginnings. Introduction : the science and ethics of mattering ; Meeting the universe halfway ; Diffractions : differences, contingencies, and entanglements that matter -- pt. 2. Intra-actions matter. Niels Bohr's philosophy-physics : quantum physics and the nature of knowledge and reality ; Agential realism : how material-discursive practices matter -- pt. 3. Entanglements and re(con)figurations. Getting real : technoscientific practices and the materialization of reality ; Spacetime re(con)figurings : naturalcultural forces and changing topologies of power ; Quantum entanglements : experimental metaphysics and the nature of nature ; The ontology of knowing, the intra-activity of becoming, and the ethics of mattering -- Appendix A. Cascade experiment / by Alice Fulton -- Appendix B. The uncertainty principle is not the basis of Bohr's complementarity -- Appendix C. Controversy concerning the relationship between Bohr's principle of complementarity and Heisenberg's uncertainty principle.
Subject Physics -- Philosophy.
Quantum theory -- Philosophy.
Heisenberg uncertainty principle -- Philosophy.
Realism -- Philosophy.
Relativity (Physics) -- Philosophy.
Matter -- Philosophy.
ISBN 0822339013 (acid-free paper)
9780822339014 (acid-free paper)
082233917X (pbk. : acid-free paper)
9780822339175 (pbk. : acid-free paper)

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