David Bohm

David Joseph Bohm (December 20, 1917 - October 27, 1992) was an American quantum physicist. (Quantum Physics)

However, he was unsatisified with the orthodox approach to Quantum Theory (Quantum Physics) and began to develop his own approach (Bohm Interpretation), a non-local hidden variable deterministic theory whose predictions are in perfect agreement with the quantum ones. His work and the EPR argument were the major factor motivating John Bell's inequality, whose consequences are still being investigated.

Bohm's scientific and philosophical views were inseparable. In 1959 he came across a book by the Indian philosopher Krishna Murti. He was struck with how his own ideas on Quantum Mechanics meshed with the philosophical ideas of Krishnamurti. Bohm's approach to philosophy and Physics are expressed in his 1980 book Wholeness and the Implicate Order, and in the book Science Order And Creativity. In his later years, Bohm developed the technique of Dialogue, in which equal status and "free space" were the most important prerequisites. He believed that if carried out on a sufficiently wide scale, these Dialogues could help overcome fragmentation in society. http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Bohm


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