Important Note (September, 2012) - I have submitted an essay to a competition on the foundations of physical reality. It explains how matter and fields are just two different ways that space vibrates. It is very simple and obvious once understood, has profound consequences for humanity, our sense of self in the universe knowing that we vibrate with everything around us. Please read it, rate it, and I will reply to all comments. Thanks, Geoff haselhurst (11th Sept. 2012)

Site Introduction (2012): Despite several thousand years of failure to correctly understand physical reality (hence the current postmodern view that this is impossible) there is an obvious solution.
Simply unite Science (Occam's Razor / Simplicity) with Metaphysics (Dynamic Unity of Reality) and describe reality from only one substance existing, as Leibniz wrote;
'Reality cannot be found except in One single source, because of the interconnection of all things with one another'.
Given we all experience many minds and many material things, but always in one common Space, we are thus required to describe physical reality in terms of Space. We then find there is only one solution, a Wave Structure of Matter (WSM) where the electron is a spherical standing wave. See Wave Diagrams.
In hindsight the error was obvious, to try and describe an interconnected reality with discrete 'particles', which then required forces / fields to connect them in space and time. This was always just a mathematical solution which never explained how matter was connected across the universe.

I realise that there are a lot of 'crackpot' theories about truth and reality on the internet, but it is easy to show that the Wave Structure of Matter is the correct solution as it deduces the laws of Nature (the fundamentals of Physics & Philosophy) perfectly (there are no opinions). While the Wave Structure of Matter is obvious once known, to begin it will seem strange simply because it takes time for our minds to adjust to new knowledge.

For those who are religious / spiritual, I think Albert Einstein expresses the enlightened view of God. He writes 'I believe in Spinoza's God who reveals himself in the orderly harmony of what exists, not in a God who concerns himself with the fates and actions of human beings.' This harmony arises from a Wave Structure of Matter in Space (we are all interconnected in this space that we all commonly experience). This unity of reality (God, Brahman, Tao, Spirit, Energy, Light, Vibration) is central to all major world religions, thus their common moral foundation of 'Do unto others as to thyself' as the other is part of the self.

Please help our world (human society / life on earth) by sharing this knowledge.
Clearly our world is in great trouble due to human overpopulation and the resultant destruction of Nature, climate change and the pollution of air, land and water. The best solution to these problems is to found our societies on truth and reality rather than past myths and customs (which invariably cause harm).
We are listed as one of the Top Philosophy Websites on the Internet with around 600,000 page views each week, and rank in the top 20 in Google for many academic search terms - so we just need a bit of help to get in the top five. Given the Censorship in Physics / Philosophy of Science Journals (founded on the standard model / particle physics) the internet is clearly the best way to get new knowledge visible to the world.
A world now in great need of wisdom from truth and reality.
Sincerely,
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Hell is Truth Seen Too Late. (Thomas Hobbes)

Famous Philosophers
On Truth, Reality and Wisdom

Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Buddha - Buddhist texts - The dustless and stainless Eye of Truth (Dhamma-cakkhu) has arisen.Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Thales - All is WaterFamous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Anaximander - All is One but IndefiniteFamous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Anaximenes - All is One and AetherFamous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Heraclitus - All is Becoming - All is Opposite (500BC) - I see nothing but Becoming. Be not deceived! It is the fault of your limited outlook and not the fault of the essence of things if you believe that you see firm land anywhere in the ocean of Becoming and Passing. You need names for things, just as if they had a rigid permanence, but the very river in which you bathe a second time is no longer the same one which you entered before.Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Parmenides - On Change and Illusion, Oneness, Becoming,  Opposites - There cannot exist several Existents, for in order to separate them, something would have to exist which was not existing, an assumption which neutralizes itself. Thus there exists only the eternal Unity.Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Democritus - Atomist (440BC)Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Lucretius - Atomist - (440BC) - The Nature of the Universe
Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Socrates - Wars, factions, and fighting, have no other origin than this same body and its lusts.. We must set the soul free from it; we must behold things as they are. And having thus got rid of the foolishness of the body, we shall be pure and hold converse with the pure, and shall in our own selves have complete knowledge of the Incorruptible which is, I take it, no other than the very truth.Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Plato - The philosopher is in love with truth, that is, not with the changing world of sensation, which is the object of opinion, but with the unchanging reality which is the object of knowledge.Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Plato -  The first thing our artist must do - and it's not easy- is to take human society and human habits and wipe them clean out, to give himself a clean canvas. For our philosophic artist differs from all others in being unwilling to start work on an individual or a city, or draw out laws, until he is given, or has made himself, a clean canvas.Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Epicurus - (342-270 B.C) - When we maintain that pleasure is an end, we do not mean the pleasures of profligates and those that consists in sensuality.. but freedom from pain in the body and from trouble in the mind. For it is not continuous drinkings, nor the satisfaction of lust,.. but sober reasoning, searching out the motives for all choice and avoidance.Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Leonardo Da Vinci- We must consult experience in the variety of cases and circumstances until we can draw from them a general rule that is contained in them. And for what purposes are these rules good? They lead us to further investigations of nature and to creations of art.Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Leibniz - Reality One Substance Monad  Principles - I hold that the mark of a genuine idea is that its possibility can be proved, either <em>a priori</em> by conceiving its cause or reason, or <em>a posteriori</em> when experience teaches us that it is a fact in nature.Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Spinoza - A substance cannot be produced from anything else : it will therefore be its own cause, that is, its essence necessarily involves existence, or existence appertains to the nature of it.Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - David Hume - Hume's Problem of Causation
Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Immanuel Kant - Synthetic <em>a priori</em> knowledgeFamous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Philosophy - Feminism - Woman as Structures of the Universe - Mary WollstonecraftFamous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Arthur Schopenhauer - The World as Will and Representation - But life is short, and truth works far and lives long: let us speak the truth.Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Friedrich NietzscheFamous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Philosophy - Feminism - Woman as Structures of the Universe - Simone de BeauvoirFamous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Albert Einstein -  In my view, it is the most important function of art and science to awaken this religious feeling and keep it alive in those who are receptive to it. Famous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Thomas Kuhn - Kuhn's Paradigm ShiftFamous Philosopher - Famous Philosophers - Karl Popper- Popper's Problem of Induction

Discussion of Ideas & Quotes from Famous Philosophers on Metaphysics and Philosophy

And those whose hearts are fixed on Reality itself deserve the title of Philosophers.
(Plato, Republic, 380BC )

The first philosophy (Metaphysics) is universal and is exclusively concerned with primary substance. ... And here we will have the science to study that which is, both in its essence and in the properties which, just as a thing that is, it has. That among entities there must be some cause which moves and combines things. There must then be a principle of such a kind that its substance is activity. (Aristotle, 340BC)

Reality cannot be found except in One single source, because of the interconnection of all things with one another. ... It is a good thing to proceed in order and to establish propositions (principles). This is the way to gain ground and to progress with certainty. ... I hold that the mark of a genuine idea is that its possibility can be proved, either a priori by conceiving its cause or reason, or a posteriori when experience teaches us that it is a fact in nature. (Gottfried Leibniz, 1670)


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Introduction - Famous Philosophers

Over the past 2,500 years there have been many Famous Philosophers who have discovered and written on various aspects of Truth and Reality. Unfortunately their knowledge has always been incomplete, and while it explains some things well, their ideas invariably led to paradoxes and confusion. The purpose of this website is to explain the ideas of many famous philosophers, and then, most importantly, to explain how the Wave Structure of Matter, by correcting their errors, leads to simple and sensible solutions to their problems.

 

David Hume - The genius of philosophy, if carefully cultivated by several, must gradually diffuse itself throughout the whole society, and bestow a similar correctness on every art and calling.(David Hume, 1737) And though the philosopher may live remote from business, the genius of philosophy, if carefully cultivated by several, must gradually diffuse itself throughout the whole society, and bestow a similar correctness on every art and calling.


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Metaphysics / Philosophy
On One Infinite Eternal Substance, Space & its Properties as a Wave-Medium for Spherical Standing Waves which form Matter

(Aristotle, 340BC) Metaphysics is universal and is exclusively concerned with primary substance. (Aristotle, 340BC) The first philosophy (Metaphysics) is universal and is exclusively concerned with primary substance. ... And here we will have the science to study that which is just as that which is, both in its essence and in the properties which, just as a thing that is, it has. ... That among entities there must be some cause which moves and combines things. ... There must then be a principle of such a kind that its substance is activity. (Aristotle, Metaphysics)
Leibniz  - Reality cannot be found except in One single source, because of the interconnection of all things with one another. (Leibniz, 1670) Reality cannot be found except in One single source, because of the interconnection of all things with one another. ... I maintain also that substances, whether material or immaterial, cannot be conceived in their bare essence without any activity, activity being of the essence of substance in general. (Leibniz, Monadology)
Bradley. On Metaphysics. (Bradley, 1846-1924) We may agree, perhaps, to understand by Metaphysics an attempt to know reality as against mere appearance, or the study of first principles or ultimate truths, or again the effort to comprehend the universe, not simply piecemeal or by fragments, but somehow as a whole. (Bradley)

Summary: On the Metaphysics of Space and Motion and the Wave Structure of Matter (WSM).
By describing Reality from One Thing (Space) existing with the Properties of a Wave-Medium, we find that we can explain and solve many of the fundamental problems of Metaphysics (and thus Philosophy, Physics and Theology).
By realising that Matter is formed from Spherical Standing Waves in Space (rather than discrete particles & forces in Space-Time) we connect the many things (Matter, Time and Forces), back to One thing, Space and its Wave Motions. It is this wave motion of Space that causes matter's activity and the phenomena of Time. This solves the fundamental Problem of the One and the Many by moving from the Metaphysics of Space and Time (founded on four separate things) to the Metaphysics of Space and Motion (founded on One Thing, Space).
From this new metaphysical foundation and language for describing Reality (which is in fact the most simple possible scientific theory as it is founded on One Thing) we can then understand and explain the foundations of Absolute Truth, i.e. Necessary Connection, Logic, Reason, and Certainty, which then explain and solve many problems of Human Knowledge very simply and sensibly (see articles below).
Founded on Ideas of Heraclitus, Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Newton, Leibniz, Spinoza, Huygens, Berkeley, Hume, Kant, Einstein, Planck, Schrodinger, de Broglie, Feynman, Wolff, Haselhurst.

Metaphysics Physics Philosophy Theology - Summary of Metaphysics of Space and Motion and the Wave Structure of Matter. Discussion of Quotations on Philosophy (Truth, Reality), Physics (Wave Structure of Matter), Metaphysics (Space and Motion), Theology (God, Religion, Morality).
Metaphysics of Space and Motion - From the Metaphysics of Space and Time (Matter as Particles generating Spherical Forces in Space-Time) to the Metaphysics of Space and Motion (Matter as Spherical Waves in Space). Uniting the Metaphysics of Aristotle, Leibniz, Spinoza, Hume and Kant.
Metaphysics: Principles Reality - On Metaphysics, Reality, Logical Truths / Principles of Physics, and Empirical Truths and the Mind's Representation of our Senses. Important Quotes on Metaphysics from Aristotle, Gottfried Leibniz, David Hume, Immanuel Kant and Albert Einstein.
Metaphysics: Most Simple Scientific Theory of Reality - What is the most Simple Science Theory for describing Reality? The most simple Theory must be founded on One thing. As Science depends upon Empirical Knowledge, which assumes that Space exists, this one thing must be Space. The error is to then add the concepts of Time, Matter and Forces, rather than considering the Properties of Space as a Wave Medium for Spherical Standing Waves which cause Matter, Time and Forces.
Metaphysics: Problem of One and the Many - Brief History of Metaphysics and Solutions to the Fundamental Problems of Uniting the; One and the Many, Infinite and the Finite, Eternal and the Temporal, Absolute and Relative, Continuous and Discrete, Simple and Complex, Matter and Universe.
Metaphysics: Philosophy - Uniting Metaphysics and Philosophy by Solving Hume's Problem of Causation, Kant's Critical Idealism, Popper's Problem of Induction. On Thomas Kuhn's Paradigm and Scientific Revolutions.
Metaphysics: Skepticism Skeptics Skeptic - On Truth and Certainty - Scientific Minds are Skeptical and Open. On how we can be certain we know the Truth about Reality.
Metaphysics: What Is - A brief summary - What is Truth, What is Reality, What is Matter, What is Light, What is Gravity, What is Electricity?
Metaphysics: Terminology - A brief explanation of the main terms used in the Metaphysics of Space and Motion and the Wave Structure of Matter (and how they relate to Modern Physics).


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Famous Philosophers of Physics & Science (A-Z)
Explaining and Solving Problems of Famous Physicists / Scientists from the past 2,500 years

Lee Smolin Uniting Quantum Theory, Relativity, Cosmology, Universe, Cosmos, Truth, Reality(Lee Smolin, 1997) A successful unification of quantum theory and relativity would necessarily be a theory of the universe as a whole. It would tell us, as Aristotle and Newton did before, what space and time are, what the cosmos is, what things are made of, and what kind of laws those things obey. Such a theory will bring about a radical shift - a revolution - in our understanding of what nature is. It must also have wide repercussions, and will likely bring about, or contribute to, a shift in our understanding of ourselves and our relationship to the rest of the universe.

Albert Einstein Physics Metaphysics (Albert Einstein, 1954) The development during the present century is characterized by two theoretical systems essentially independent of each other: the theory of relativity and the quantum theory. The two systems do not directly contradict each other; but they seem little adapted to fusion into one unified theory. For the time being we have to admit that we do not possess any general theoretical basis for physics which can be regarded as its logical foundation.
If, then, it is true that the axiomatic basis of theoretical physics cannot be extracted from experience but must be freely invented, can we ever hope to find the right way? I answer without hesitation that there is, in my opinion, a right way, and that we are capable of finding it. I hold it true that pure thought can grasp reality, as the ancients dreamed. (Albert Einstein, 1954)

Albert Einstein: Cosmology - Albert Einstein's General Relativity laid the Foundations for Modern Cosmology - A Simple Solution to a Complex Problem. 'A human being is part of the whole called by us Universe.' (Albert Einstein)
Albert Einstein: Quantum Theory - Albert Einstein never understood the 'Photon' particle properties of Light Quanta. 'All these fifty years of conscious brooding have brought me no nearer to the answer to the question, 'What are light quanta?' Nowadays every Tom, Dick and Harry thinks he knows it, but he is mistaken.' The Wave Structure of Matter explains the 'Photon' effect of Light due to Resonant Coupling between Spherical Standing Waves. Light is a wave phenomena, but Standing Wave Interactions (Resonant Coupling) only occur at discrete frequencies which explains Schrodinger's wave equations and the discrete energy exchanges of Light Quanta ('Photon particles').
Albert Einstein: Leiden Lecture - Very interesting lecture by Einstein (1920) on 'Ether and Relativity'. 'Recapitulating, we may say that according to the general theory of relativity space is endowed with physical qualities; in this sense, therefore, there exists an ether. According to the general theory of relativity space without ether is unthinkable; for in such space there not only would be no propagation of light, but also no possibility of existence for standards of space and time.'
Bohr: Einstein - Bohr's Discussion with Albert Einstein on the Epistemology of Physics with further comments from Geoff Haselhurst.
Bohr, Niels - Wave Structure of Matter Solves Bohr's Copenhagen Doctrine (that Particles and Waves both Incomplete and Complement one another) and Explains Discrete Energy States of Bohr's Atomic Orbits due to Discrete Frequencies of Standing Wave Interactions.
Bohm, David - Explaining David Bohm's Holographic Universe.
Copernicus, Nicolaus - Wave Structure of Matter Explains the Orbit of the Earth about the Sun. Uniting Copernicus and Ptolemy - all Matter is the Center of its own Finite Spherical Universe within an Infinite Space.
Cramer: EPR - Mathematical Physicist John Cramer correctly Interprets the Quantum Waves of Quantum Mechanics as Real Wave Interactions to explain Einstein, Rosen, Podolsky (EPR) Experiment.
de Broglie, Louis - Wolff's Deduction of the de Broglie Wavelength as a Doppler Shift due to Relative Motion of two Spherical Standing Waves.
Faraday, Michael - Faraday's Electric and magnetic Force Fields are Continuous Approximations of many Discrete Quantum Standing Wave Interactions. Faraday realised that Space must exist to cause these 'Force Fields'. 'I cannot conceive curved lines of force without the conditions of a physical existence in that intermediate Space.'
Feynman, Richard - Feynman's QED assumes Spherical Electromagnetic Vector Waves (Mathematical Waves of Force) rather than Real Spherical Scalar Waves in Space (which continues to cause Modern Physics many Problems).
Gabriel LaFreniere Wave Diagrams - Interesting discussion between Geoff Haselhurst and Gabriel LaFreniere on their independent discovery of the Wave Structure of Matter. Includes correspondence, discussion of Gabriel's website and Flash Wave Diagrams.
Galilei, Galileo - Wave Structure of Matter Explains the Gravitational Attraction of the Earth and Sun and their Interconnected Orbital Motions.
Hawking, Stephen - Some Famous Quotes from Hawking's A Brief History of Time are explained by the Wave Structure of Matter. While there is a lot of nonsense about the 'Big Bang' he was at least correct in writing 'But maybe that is our mistake: maybe there are no particle positions and velocities, but only waves.'
Heisenberg: Born - Wave Structure of Matter (Real Waves) explains Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle and Born's Probability Wave Interpretation of Quantum Physics. Heisenberg's error was to assume 'Light and matter are both single entities, and the apparent duality arises in the limitations of our language.' when in fact the duality is caused by the Spherical Standing Wave Structure of Matter.
Huygens, Christiaan - Huygens' Principle explains how other Matter's Out-Waves form our Matter's In-Waves and deduces Hubble Redshift with distance. i.e. The Big Bang Theory is Incorrect.
Kepler, Johannes - Wave Structure of Matter Explains Elliptical Orbits of Planets about the Sun.
Lorentz, Hendrik - The Lorentz Transformations are caused by a change in velocity and ellipsoidal shape of the In-Waves which changes the location of the Wave-Center (and which we 'see' as a 'Force Accelerating a Particle'). Lorentz correctly realised that matter existed in an Absolute Space (Ether / Aether); 'I cannot but regard the ether, which can be the seat of an electromagnetic field with its energy and its vibrations, as endowed with a certain degree of substantiality, however different it may be from all ordinary matter.'
Mach, Ernst - Wolff's Deduction of Mach's Principle (Mass/Inertia is determined by all matter in the Universe) from the Wave Structure of Matter. The Out-Waves of All the other Matter in the Universe Combine (Huygens' principle) to Form our Spherical In-Waves.
Maxwell, James - Maxwell's Equations deduce the Velocity of Light but are founded on Vector Electromagnetic Waves rather than Scalar Quantum Waves.
Michelson / Morley - Wave Structure of Matter Explains the Null Results of the Famous Michelson Morley Experiment and the Motion of the Earth through an Absolute Space.
Newton, Isaac - Newton's Absolute Space is correct. His error was to further assume the existence of Matter 'particles', Time, and Forces, which are caused by the Spherical Wave Motions of Space.
Planck, Max - Wave Structure of Matter explains why Planck's Constant h correctly relates Frequency, Energy and Mass E=hf=mc2. 'A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.'
Schrodinger, Erwin - Schrodinger's Wave Equations describe real Standing Waves of Matter in Physical Space. 'The scientist only imposes two things, namely truth and sincerity, imposes them upon himself and upon other scientists.'
Smolin, Lee - Some Quotes from Lee Smolin's Life of the Cosmos are explained by the Wave Structure of Matter. 'A successful unification of quantum theory and relativity would necessarily be a theory of the universe as a whole.'
Tesla, Nikola - Tesla was influenced by Vedic Philosophy that all is one and dynamic. The Wave Structure of Matter confirms Nikola Tesla's Theories on Resonance and Transfer of Energy by Waves in Space. 'One day man will connect his apparatus to the very wheel work of the universe ... and the very forces that motivate the planets in their orbits and cause them to rotate will rotate his own machinery.'


Physics by Subject
Uniting Particles, Forces, Space and Time and thus Uniting Einstein's Relativity, Quantum Theory, Cosmology

(James Clerk Maxwell, 1876)  In speaking of the Energy of the field, however, I wish to be understood literally. All energy is the same as mechanical energy, whether it exists in the form of motion or in that of elasticity, or in any other form. The energy in electromagnetic phenomena is mechanical energy. (James Clerk Maxwell, 1876) In speaking of the Energy of the field, however, I wish to be understood literally. All energy is the same as mechanical energy, whether it exists in the form of motion or in that of elasticity, or in any other form. The energy in electromagnetic phenomena is mechanical energy.
(Albert Einstein, 1928, Leiden) According to the general theory of relativity space without ether is unthinkable; for in such space there not only would be no propagation of light, but also no possibility of existence for standards of space and time. (Albert Einstein) Physics constitutes a logical system of thought which is in a state of evolution, whose basis cannot be distilled, as it were, from experience by an inductive method, but can only be arrived at by free invention. ... We must always be ready to change these notions - that is to say, the axiomatic basis of physics - in order to do justice to perceived facts in the most perfect way logically. ... It is the grand object of all theory to make these irreducible elements (principles) as simple and as few in number as possible, without having to renounce the adequate representation of any empirical content whatever. (Albert Einstein, 1954)
According to the general theory of relativity space without ether is unthinkable; for in such space there not only would be no propagation of light, but also no possibility of existence for standards of space and time. But this ether may not be thought of as endowed with the quality characteristic of matter, as consisting of parts ('particles') which may be tracked through time. (Albert Einstein, 1928, Leiden)
Represents Spherical In-Wave (our future) flowing In to form the Wave-Center (our present) + Represents Spherical Out-Wave (our past) flowing Out of the Wave-Center (our present) = Combined In-Waves and Out-Waves form a Spherical Standing Wave about the Wave Center (our present). This explains the particle / wave duality of Matter. Matter is a Spherical Standing Wave - the Wave-Center causes the 'particle' effect of matter.

Summary: Currently physics is founded on four separate things, i.e. matter 'particles' which generate 'forces' that act on other particles in Space and Time. This causes many problems for Physics because we do not understand how these separate things are interconnected. The Spherical Standing Wave Structure of Matter (WSM) solves these problems by describing reality founded on One Thing / Substance (Space) and its Properties as a Wave-Medium for Spherical Standing Waves that form matter. Thus we can explain Matter, Time and Forces by connecting them back to One Thing, Space with the following reasoning;

Matter (Atom / Particle) - The Wave-Center of the Spherical Standing Waves causes the discrete 'particle' effect of Matter.
Time - The Spherical Standing Wave Motion of Space causes matter's activity and the phenomena of Time. This confirms Aristotle and Spinoza's connection of Motion and Time, and most significantly connects these two things back to one thing Space. Movement, then, is also continuous in the way in which time is - indeed time is either identical to movement or is some affection of it. (Aristotle)
Forces (Light, Gravity) - Forces are caused by a change in velocity of the spherical In-Waves (from one direction, as they interact with other matter / waves) which causes a change in location of where these spherical (ellipsoidal) In-Waves finally meet at their Wave-Center, and which we 'see' as a 'force accelerating a particle'.
Thus we unite / connect Matter, Time and Forces back to One thing Space, existing as a Wave-Medium. From this foundation (and unity) we can then unite (and explain and solve many of the problems of) Einstein's Relativity, Quantum Theory and Cosmology.

Physics: Albert Einstein's Theory of Special & General Relativity - Briefly summarised (please read the article, summaries do no justice to a complex idea).
Einstein's Special Relativity (no acceleration) - If there is no change in velocity of the In-Waves (velocity of light c) then there is no change in the location of the Wave-Center and thus no 'acceleration of the particle'.
Einstein's General Relativity (on Acceleration and Gravity) - Any change in velocity of the spherical In-Waves (from one direction, as they flow in through other matter) changes the future location of the Wave-Center (we 'see' as 'force accelerating a particle') and also changes the wavelength and ellipsoidal shape of the waves. This change in velocity of 'spherical' In-Waves and their wavelength / ellipsoidal shape (thus dimension) explains the Lorentz Transformations (which are founded on the changing shape of a sphere / ellipsoid).
This also explains why Einstein's General Relativity relates the changing geometry of a sphere / ellipsoid to the 'acceleration of a particle', and thus a Gravitational Field. Albert Einstein's spherical force field theory of matter and the 'curvature' of the 'four dimensional spacetime continuum' can now be understood as Spherical Standing Waves where the higher mass-energy density of Space near matter slows the Wave Velocity and causes the Ellipsoidal shape of the In-Waves to change and the wavelength / dimension to contract. This can be related to the changing location of the Wave-Centers (i.e. gravitational force accelerating particle).

Quantum Physics: Quantum Theory / Wave Mechanics - Historical Analysis and Solutions to Problems of Quantum Theory (Quantum Mechanics).On Planck, Einstein, Bohr, de Broglie, Schrodinger, Heisenberg, Born, Feynman, Wolff. 'Experiments on interference made with particle rays have given brilliant proof that the wave character of the phenomena of motion as assumed by Quantum Theory do, really, correspond to the facts.' (Albert Einstein, 1940)
Quantum Theory: Particle Wave Duality
- The particle-wave duality of Matter is obviously explained by the WSM. Spherical Standing Waves (Scalar Quantum Waves not Electromagnetic Vector Waves) cause the Particle effect at their Wave-Center.
Quantum Theory: Light Quanta (Photons)
- Likewise the particle-wave duality of Light is also explained by the WSM. Light is a wave phenomena, but Standing Wave Interactions (Resonant Coupling) only occur at discrete frequencies which explains Schrodinger's wave equations and the discrete energy exchanges of Light Quanta (Photons).

Cosmology -The supreme task of the physicist is to arrive at those universal elementary laws from which the cosmos can be built by pure deduction (Albert Einstein, 1954). The Wolff-Haselhurst Cosmology explains a Perpetual Finite Spherical Universe within an Infinite Eternal Space. The Spherical Standing waves determines the size of our finite spherical universe within an infinite Space (Matter is large not small, we only 'see' the Wave-Center / 'particle' effect which has greatly confused physics). Huygens' Principle explains how other matter's out waves combine to form our matter's spherical In-Waves, which then deduces both Mach's Principle and the redshift with distance (without assuming Doppler effect due to an expanding universe / Big Bang). This also explains how matter interacts with all other matter in the universe (why we can see stars) as matter is the size of the universe, but we only 'see' the high wave amplitude wave-centers / 'particles'.

Physics and Metaphysics - The Metaphysics of Space and Motion Sensibly Unites Albert Einstein's Relativity, Quantum Theory, and Cosmology. This 40 page Treatise (written over five years) will be published in 'What is the Electron' (Apeiron, 2005).


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Famous Western Philosophers (A-Z)
Explaining Famous Philosophers from the past 2,500 years

(Heraclitus, 500BC)  All things come out of the One and the One out of all things. (Heraclitus, 500BC) All things come out of the One and the One out of all things.
Plato, 380BC. And those whose hearts are fixed on Reality itself deserve the title of Philosophers (Plato, Republic, 380BC )And those whose hearts are fixed on Reality itself deserve the title of Philosophers. ... When the mind's eye rests on objects illuminated by truth and reality, it understands and comprehends them, and functions intelligently; but when it turns to the twilight world of change and decay, it can only form opinions, its vision is confused and its beliefs shifting, and it seems to lack intelligence. ... What is at issue is the conversion of the mind from the twilight of error to the truth, that climb up into the real world which we shall call true philosophy.
Berkeley on Philosophy, Skepticism, Truth, Reality, Knowledge, Metaphysics, Certainty , Meaning(George Berkeley, 1710) Nothing seems of more importance, towards erecting a firm system of sound and real knowledge, which may be proof against the assaults of scepticism, than to lay the beginning in a distinct explication of what is meant by thing, reality, existence: for in vain shall we dispute concerning the real existence of things, or pretend to any knowledge thereof, so long as we have not fixed the meaning of those words.
(Kant, 1781) Natural science (physics) contains in itself synthetical judgments <em>a priori</em>, as principles. ... Space then is a necessary representation <em>a priori</em>, which serves for the foundation of all external intuitions.(Kant, 1781) Natural science (physics) contains in itself synthetical judgments a priori, as principles. … Space then is a necessary representation a priori, which serves for the foundation of all external intuitions.

Pictures of Famous Philosophers - Pictures of Famous Philosophers - Ancient Greek Philosophers (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Aurelius, etc. ) Eastern Philosophy (Buddha, Confucius, Lao Tzu, etc. ) Western Philosophy (Thomas Hobbes, ... Albert Einstein, ...etc. )

Aristotle - On Philosopher Aristotle's Metaphysics and Physics (Motion). (Aristotle was one of the greatest of the famous philosophers and should be read by all people interested in philosophy and wisdom.)
Aurelius, Marcus - Famous Stoic Roman Emperor & his Meditations on our Interconnected Existence in the Universe & how we are to live. We should not say - I am an Athenian or I am a Roman but I am a Citizen of the Universe.
Berkeley, George - Explaining Berkeley's Idealism from Realism of Wave Structure of Matter in Space. On how our Mind is Interconnected to our Body and all other Matter in the Universe.
Bruno, Giordano - Bruno was executed because he believed (correctly) in an Infinite Space filled with Stars, Planets and Life.
Capra, Fritjof - The Spherical Standing Wave Structure of Matter sensibly explains Capra's 'Tao of Physics'. Taoism, Hinduism and Buddhism all correctly realised the Dynamic Unity of the Universe.
Cicero - WSM explains Famous Roman Philosopher Cicero, On the Nature of the Gods 'As a philosopher, I have a right to ask for a rational explanation of religious faith.'
Confucius-Confucianism - Quotes from the Famous Chinese Philosopher Confucius. Confucianism Beliefs and Religion discussed from foundations of the Metaphysics of Space and Motion. Pictures / Quotations of Confucius.
Descartes, Rene - 'I Think Therefore I Exist' - Further, we all Think we Exist in Space and can Think and Reason. Thus Reason / Logic Exists which Requires Necessary Connection, which requires One Thing (Space) to Connect the Many Things (Matter as Spherical Wave motions of Space).
Fowles, John - Many years ago my Father gave me Fowles 'The Aristos' (The Best) which motivated me on the path of Philosophy (a lovely gift from a beautiful Father).
Freud, Sigmund - Discussion of the Famous Psychologist Freud's 'Society and its Discontents' on our Conflicts between Cultural and Biological Evolution.
Gandhi, Mohandas 'Mahatma' - On Civil Disobedience and the Path of Truth (Satyagraha - Truth Force, God is Truth). Information, Biography of Mohandas Gandhi.
Govinda, Lama - Tantric Buddhist Lama Govinda correctly realised the importance of Space (Akasa) and Motion (Prana) as the Foundations of Eastern Philosophy and Dynamic Interconnection of Brahman.
Hegel, Georg W F - Hegel's Idealism, Spirit and Unity (Synthesis of Thesis and Antithesis) explained by Realism of the Wave Structure of Matter in One Space. Uniting the 'particle' (Thesis / Wave-Center) and that which is not the particle, i.e. the field (Antithesis / Spherical In Out Waves) as One (Synthesis / Spherical Standing Wave in Space).
Hobbes, Thomas - 'Hell is Truth Seen too Late.' On the True Foundations of Thomas Hobbes 'Leviathan' as Cosmic Leviathan. On the Interconnected Motion of all things in the Universe.
Hume, David - The Spherical Wave Structure of Matter in Space explains Hume's Problem of 'Necessary Connexion', Causation and Skeptic ism. 'Experience only teaches us, how one event constantly follows another; without instructing us in the secret connexion, which binds them together, and renders them inseparable. ... What that medium is, I must confess, passes my comprehension; and it is incumbent on those to produce it, who assert that it really exists ... I cannot imagine any such reasoning. But I keep my mind still open to instruction, if any one will vouchsafe to bestow it upon me.'
Jung, Carl - Quotations from Psychoanalyst Carl Jung's Undiscovered Self analysed from the Wave Structure of Matter.
Kant, Immanuel - Space and Motion (not Time) as Synthetic a priori Foundations for Human Knowledge and Reason. From Kantian Idealism to Realism.
Kuhn,Thomas - On the Structure of Scientific Revolutions - Kuhn's Paradigm shift from Space and Time to Space and Motion as the New Metaphysical Foundation for the Sciences. 'The historian of science may be tempted to exclaim that when paradigms change, the world itself changes with them.'
Leibniz, Gottfried - The Spherical Standing Wave Structure of Matter explains Leibniz's Monads (Monad = One) and how Matter and Universe are One Interconnected Whole.
Marx, Karl & Engels, Frederick - Motion (of Workers and Capital) as the Philosophical Foundations of Marx and Engels 'Das Capital'.
Nietzsche, Friedrich - Famous Philosopher Nietzsche on Postmodernism and Beyond Good and Evil. God is not Dead, God is What Exists and Causes all things thus God is Space and (Wave) Motion.
Plato - On Plato's Republic - Plato appreciated that all Truth comes from Reality and this Truth was profoundly important to the future of Humanity. 'Till Philosophers are Kings, or Kings are Philosophers there is no Hope for Humanity'
Popper, Karl - On the Evolution of Absolute Truth - Wave Structure of Matter Solves Popper's Problem of Induction by explaining how One Thing (Space) Necessarily Connects the Many Things (Matter as Spherical Wave motions of Space). See Hume's Problem of Causation. 'If a theory corresponds to the facts but does not cohere with some earlier knowledge, then this earlier knowledge should be discarded.'
Prosser, Richard - Excellent article written in 1970s on Physical States of Consciousness. Relates Eastern Philosophy to Western Physics.
Pythagoras: Pythagorean Theorem - Deducing Pythagoras' Theorem from the Spherical Standing Wave Structure of Matter. Information, Biography of Pythagoras.
Rousseau, Jean Jacques - I have fond memories of Rousseau's Confessions (my first philosophy book). Famous Quotes from a highly Intelligent Philosopher. 'The curses of rogues are the just man's glory'.
Schopenhauer, Arthur - Famous for Introducing Eastern Mysticism into Western Philosophy, being Pessimistic (Realistic) about the Nature of Man, and critiquing Kant's Metaphysics. Quotations from The World as Will and Representation. 'But life is short, and truth works far and lives long: let us speak the truth.'
Socrates - 'Know Thyself' - Condemned to death for educating the youth to Philosophy and arguing that people are ignorant of the Truth. Information, Biography - On the Life and Death of Socrates (The Last Days of Socrates by Plato).
Seneca - Famous Roman Stoic Philosopher Seneca on Truth, Wisdom and Virtue. 'Language of Truth should be Simple and Plain'
Spinoza, Benedictus de - The Wave Structure of Matter in One Infinite Eternal Space explains Spinoza's Substance (God is Nature) and the Interconnection of all things to One Thing and the Importance of (Wave) Motion in the Universe.
Thoreau, Henry David - Thoreau's Civil Disobedience profoundly influenced Martin Luther King and Mohandas Gandhi. On Walden Pond greatly influenced my life of living simply in Nature.
Wittgenstein, Ludwig - The Metaphysics of Space and Motion and the Wave Structure of Matter gives Absolute Meaning to our Language. Answering Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus & Philosophical Investigations. 'Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language. For philosophical problems arise when language goes on holiday.'


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On Metaphysics of Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, Taoism, Tantra

(Lama Govinda, 1969)  According to ancient Indian tradition the Universe reveals itself in two fundamental properties: as Motion and as that in which motion takes place, namely Space. This Space is called akasa and is that through which things step into visible appearance, i.e., through which they possess extension or corporeality. Akasa is derived from the root kas,  to radiate, to shine,  and has therefore the meaning of 'ether' which is conceived as the medium of movement. (Lama Govinda, 1969) According to ancient Indian tradition the Universe reveals itself in two fundamental properties: as Motion and as that in which motion takes place, namely Space. This Space is called akasa and is that through which things step into visible appearance, i.e., through which they possess extension or corporeality. Akasa is derived from the root kas, 'to radiate, to shine', and has therefore the meaning of 'ether' which is conceived as the medium of movement. The principle of movement, however, is Prana the breath of life, the all-powerful, all-pervading rhythm of the universe.
Though One Brahman is the Cause of the Many. Behold but One in all things it is the second that leads you astray. (Kabir)
Frijof Capra - Eastern Philosophy / Religion / Yoga -  The idea of the individual being linked to the cosmos is expressed in the Latin root of the word religion, religare (to bind strongly), as well as the Sanskrit yoga, which means union.The most important characteristic of the Eastern world view - one could almost say the essence of it - is the awareness of the unity and mutual interrelation of all things and events, the experience of all phenomena in the world as manifestations of a basic oneness. All things are seen as interdependent and inseparable parts of this cosmic whole; as different manifestations of the same ultimate reality.
In Indian philosophy, the main terms used by Hindus and Buddhists have dynamic connotations. The word Brahman is derived from the Sanskrit root brih – to grow - and thus suggests a reality which is dynamic and alive. The Upanishads refer to Brahman as ‘this unformed, immortal, moving’, thus associating it with motion even though it transcends all forms. The Rig Veda uses another term to express the dynamic character of the universe, the term Rita. This word comes from the root ri- to move. In its phenomenal aspect, the cosmic One is thus intrinsically dynamic, and the apprehension of its dynamic nature is basic to all schools of Eastern mysticism. They all emphasize that the universe has to be grasped dynamically, as it moves, vibrates and dances. (Fritjof Capra, 1972.)

Eastern Philosophy: Buddha: Buddhism Religion: Nirvana - 'All phenomena link together in a mutually conditioning network.' The Wave Structure of Matter (WSM) explains Nirvana (Truth) Karma (Interconnection).
Eastern Philosophy: Chakras - On Resonance, Harmonics and the Seven Chakras. Pictures, Quotations, Chakra Information.
Eastern Philosophy: Hinduism - Hinduism (Hindu Religion) correctly realised that Reality / Brahman is One and Dynamic. On Space (Akasa) and Motion (Prana), Illusion (Maya), Ignorance (Avidya), rebirth / cycles (Samsara). Information and links on Hinduism, Hindu Religion.
Eastern Philosophy: Kama Sutra - 'Praised be the three aims of life, virtue (dharma), prosperity (artha), and love (kama), which are the subject of this work.' Kama Sutra (Kamasutra, Karma Sutra, Kama Shastra). Discussion and Quotes / Quotations, Pictures, Positions from Famous Indian Sexual Philosophy of the Kama Sutra.
Eastern Philosophy: Jainism - The Metaphysics of Space and Motion explains the Metaphysical Foundations of Jainism (Motion and Unity).
Eastern Philosophy: Kundalini - Discussion of the Philosophy and Metaphysics of Kundalini, the divine / cosmic energy that lies within every human being. When Kundalini is awakened we experience our true nature, Self as Universe.
Eastern Philosophy: Tantra Tantric Sex - 'Tantra' meaning to weave, web. Discussion of the Tantric belief that All is One and interconnected, Sex is a sacred and divine experience.
Eastern Philosophy: Taoism - Ancient Chinese Philosophy correctly realised that One Thing (Tao) must Exist to Connect the Many Things.
Eastern Philosophy: Yin-Yang - The Wave Structure of Matter explains the Balance of Opposites and Harmony in the Universe.

 

 




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