Friday, October 10, 2014

Physics: A partial and incomplete representation of reality

"The belief that all of reality can be fully comprehended in terms of physics and the equations of physics is a fantasy. As pointed out so well by Eddington in his Gifford lectures, they are partial and incomplete representations of physical, biological, psychological, and social reality."-- Physicist George Ellis


  1. I take it that reductionism is one of your main topics on this blog, correct?

    1. I blog whatever I happen to be thinking about. As a regular reader, if you find it to be a "main topic," I guess you are probably correct.



"If your approach to mathematics is mechanical not mystical, you're not going to go anywhere." -- Nassim Nicholas Taleb