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In Search of a Theory of Everything: The Philosophy Behind Physics

Demetris Nicolaides

Abstract

In Search of a Theory of Everything takes readers on an adventurous journey through space and time on a quest for a unified “theory of everything” by means of a rare and agile interplay between the natural philosophies of influential ancient Greek thinkers and the laws of modern physics. By narrating a history and a philosophy of science, theoretical physicist Demetris Nicolaides logically connects great feats of critical mind and unbridled human imagination in their ambitious quest for the theory that will ultimately explain all the phenomena of nature via a single immutable overarching law. ... More

Keywords: physics, philosophy, science, history of science, philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, theory of everything, atom

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190098353
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190098353.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Demetris Nicolaides, author
Professor of Physics, Bloomfield College