A Physicist Turned Priest Explains Dual Aspect Monism

In this, the tenth post on dual aspect monism, we explore the ideas of yet another leader in the development of quantum physics, but one who saw those discoveries as supporting the basic tenets of his traditional Christian faith — Sir John Polkinghorne.

Image: Wikipedia. Sir John Polkinghorne studied physics under Paul Dirac and made major contributions to the mathematics of quantum mechanics. He was 45 and professor of physics at Cambridge when he entered the priesthood. He became president of Queens College, Cambridge. He was a member of the Royal Society and knighted by Queen Elizabeth for his contributions to science, religion and medical ethics.

John Polkinghorne (1930–2021) was a British mathematical physicist and priest. He earned doctorates in mathematical…

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