This site, physicsandmore.net , will take you to a tour of books and articles written by me and, at the same time, it will welcome ideas and opinions from you as and when you post those to this site. The contents of this site will relate to physics, to questions and problems in physics, to the sheer fun and challenge of doing physics, as also to issues beyond physics. More..
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I plan to close this site in the not-too-distant future and request you to visit my blog https://tacit-views.blogspot.com instead, which will be fully operative as this site finally gets closed. The blog is entitled ‘TacitKnowledge’, recalling the work of the … More..
This article is a sequel to my monograph ‘Inference Belief and Interpretation in Science’. It looks at the self of an individual as a complex system and explores the roots of free will to self-linked psychological resources. The apparent conflict between free … More..
The cat has, over decades, generated fabulous interest and attention in science and literature. The way it somersaults in air remained an enigma to physicists, till a series of investigations – some not quite friendly to the cat – has … More..
Starting from the work of Gottlob Frege and the success and failure of the logicist trend in the philosophy of mathematics, and then having a brief look at Zermelo-Frenkel set theory, I address a few basic issues in Mathematical Realism, … More..
Jagadish Chandra Bose was a rare personality in Indian science as also in world science. His mind-boggling talent, however, did not taste its due success and fulfillment owing to a combination of internal and external factors that resulted in his … More..
The received view of science is that it is impersonal, logical and objective. In fact, the conceptual world that science builds up for us, has its roots in extra-logical factors in our inferential process involving tacit cognition and inductive inference. The received view … More..