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Aristotelian Quantum Mechanics

Taking Seriously Heisenberg’s Potentia cited in An Aristotelian Approach to Quantum Mechanics from Feser’s Blog post.

One of the interesting implications of the proposed interpretation is that the lowest level substances do not have quantity or extension actually but only potentially. 232 more words


Jane Austen Science Words: Natural Philosophy

“. . . if the sublimity of Nature were more attended to, and people were carried more out of themselves by contemplating such a scene.”—Fanny Price in… 972 more words

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Imperial Irrigation District and CAISO Reach Settlement over Renewable Energy

The Imperial Irrigation District and the California Independent System Operator have announced that the two parties have reached a settlement that ends existing litigation between them. 208 more words


Winter: 1 Ian: 14

At 2:20pm on Wednesday, January 31st of 2018 I lost my annual war with winter.

Winter is by far my favorite time of year: It’s the only season that one can have some privacy while outdoors. 588 more words


Fine-Structure Constant from Golden Ratio Geometry

After a brief review of the golden ratio in history and our previous exposition of the fine-structure constant and equations with the exponential function, the fine-structure constant is studied in the context of other research calculating the fine-structure constant from the golden ratio geometry of the hydrogen atom. 112 more words


The Propagation of Space - A Universal Balancing Act?

This article is going to give consideration to a question which seems fundamental to theoretical physics, but which is rarely, if ever given any serious consideration:  … 995 more words

Natural Philosophy

The Resolution of the Human Mind - Part Two

This is just a brief post to clarify a few points after queries from a couple of readers.

The general premise is this:  At the subatomic level, quarks and the particles classified as either fermions or bosons might not actually be properties of the physical matter and energy that we observe in the universe:  They may, in fact, be… 982 more words

Natural Philosophy