Jim Baggott has done a real service to the community of questing souls. He gives a lucid, thoughtful, and helpful account of one of this century s great conundrums. (Times Literary Supplement) "
Baggott has an entertaining style, with clever use of analogies and diagrams. The book s realist honesty shines like a beacon through the fog of contemporary mystical speculations. (New Scientist) "
Reading this book is like having an informal, intimate conversation with and informed thinker. Enthusiastically recommended... (Library Journal, starred review) "
About the Author
Jim Baggott is an award-winning science writer. A former academic chemist, he maintains a broad interest in science, philosophy, and history, and writes on these subjects for New Scientist and other journals. His books have been widely acclaimed and include A Beginner's Guide to Reality (Pegasus, 2006), The First War of Physics (Pegasus, 2010), The Meaning of Quantum Physics (Oxford, 1992), and Beyond Measure Modern Physics, Philosophy, and the Meaning of Quantum Theory (Oxford, 2004). He lives in England.