Posts Tagged ‘Erwin Schrödinger’

Recently I have made a talk “Does Entropy Play a Role in Biology?” where I have made a short introduction to the thermodynamic entropy and discussed misconceptions of the entropy in biology. Now I see that I have missed to mention an important text that seemed to play a big role in raising one particular […]

Rex Allen has made two nice quotes on the everything-list (his message is below): http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list/msg/b67081cae1891cf6 Another good Schrödinger quote: “Scientific theories serve to facilitate the survey of our observations and experimental findings. Every scientist knows how difficult it is to remember a moderately extended group of facts, before at least some primitive theoretical picture about […]

Erwin Schrödinger, Mind and Matter Chapter 4: The Arithmetical Paradox: The Oneness of Mind, p. 150 “Let me briefly mention the notorious atheism of science which comes, of course, under the same heading. Science has to suffer this reproach again and again, but unjustly so. No personal god can form part of world model that […]

Erwin Schrödinger, Mind and Matter Chapter 4: The Arithmetical Paradox: The Oneness of Mind The reason why our sentient, percipient and thinking ego is met nowhere within our scientific world picture can easily be indicated in seven words: because it is itself that world picture. It is identical with the whole and therefore cannot be […]