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History of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Buddha - The dustless and stainless Eye of Truth (Dhamma-cakkhu) has arisen.History of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Thales - All is WaterHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Anaximander - All is One but IndefiniteHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Anaximenes - All is One and AetherHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Heraclitus - All is Becoming - All is Opposite (500BC) - I see nothing but Becoming. Be not deceived! .. the very river in which you bathe a second time is no longer the same one which you entered before.History of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Parmenides - 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.History of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Democritus - Atomist (440BC)History of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Lucretius - Atomist - (440BC) - The Nature of the UniverseHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - SocratesHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - PlatoHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - PlatoHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Epicurus (342-270 B.C)History of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Leonardo Da VinciHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Gottfried LeibnizHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - SpinozaHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - David HumeHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Immanuel KantHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Mary WollstonecraftHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Arthur Schopenhauer - But life is short, and truth works far and lives long: let us speak the truth.History of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Friedrich NietzscheHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Simone de BeauvoirHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Albert EinsteinHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Thomas KuhnHistory of Famous Philosophers and Scientists - Karl Popper

The Wave Structure of Matter (WSM) as a Simple Sensible Solution to the Historical Problems of Philosophy

Greek philosophy seems to begin with a preposterous fancy, with the proposition that water is the origin and mother-womb of all things. Is it really necessary to stop there and become serious? Yes, and for three reasons: firstly, because the preposition does enunciate something about the origin of things; secondly, because it does so without figure and fable; thirdly and lastly, because it contained, although only in the chrysalis state, the idea :everything is one. ..That which drove him (Thales) to this generalization was a metaphysical dogma, which had its origin in a mystic intuition and which together with the ever renewed endeavors to express it better, we find in all philosophies- the proposition: everything is one! (Friedrich Nietzsche, 1890)

INHERITED FAULTS OF PHILOSOPHERS. All philosophers have the common fault, that they look upon man as a thing unchangeable in all commotion, as a sure standard of things. But everything that the philosopher says about man is really nothing more than testimony about man of a very limited space of time. A lack of the historical sense is the hereditary fault of all philosophers.
(Friedrich Nietzsche, 1890)

Time was, when she (Metaphysics) was the queen of all the sciences; and, if we take the will for the deed, she certainly deserves, so far as regards the high importance of her object-matter, this title of honour. Now, it is the fashion of the time to heap contempt and scorn upon her; and the matron mourns, forlorn and foresaken, like Hecuba .. her empire gradually broke up, and intestine wars introduced the reign of anarchy; while the sceptics, like nomatic tribes, who hate a permanent habitation and settled mode of living, attacked from time to time those who had organized themselves into civil communities. But their number was, very happily, small; and thus they could not entirely put a stop to the exertions of those who persisted in raising new edifices, although on no settled or uniform plan.
(Immanuel Kant, Critique of Pure Reason, 1781)

It is from the more or less obscure intuition of the oneness that is the ground and principle of all multiplicity that philosophy takes its source. And not alone philosophy, but natural science as well. All science, in Meyerson's phrase, is the reduction of multiplicities to identities. Divining the One within and beyond the many, we find an intrinsic plausibility in any explanation of the diverse in terms of a single principle. (Aldous Huxley, The Perennial Philosophy)

It might reasonably be expected in questions which have been canvassed and disputed with great eagerness, since the first origin of science and philosophy, that the meaning of all the terms, at least, should have been agreed upon among the disputants; and our enquiries, in the course of two thousand years, been able to pass from words to the true and real subject of the controversy.
(David Hume, Enquiries Concerning Human Understanding, 1737)


A Very Short Essay on the Historical Problems of Philosophy!

The History of Philosophy is founded on the Mystical realisation that 'All is One'. Thus the Problem for Philosophy has been to correctly describe this One thing that exists and necessarily connects the many things. Without this connection between the One and the Many then it is impossible to have reason, logic and certainty (i.e. Absolute Truth) which all require necessary connection.

Unfortunately for Philosophy, history shows that we were misled by the ancient Greek's 'Particle' conception of Matter, i.e., the discrete 'particle' theory of Matter and Reality is founded on many discrete things (which we observe) rather than One thing (which must exist and connect / cause these many material things we experience).

Only recently has a Wave Structure of Matter in Space been considered, which solves this problem by describing Matter as Spherical Standing Waves in One thing, Space. You can find links to the main philosophy, physics and metaphysics articles at the top of this page. And if you browse around a bit you will see that by describing reality as a dynamic unity of wave motions of Space then you find simple solutions to most of the central problems of philosophy (many of which date back to the Ancient Greeks).

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)

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.

To the best of my knowledge the Spherical Standing Wave Structure of Matter was first formalised by Mathematical Physicist Milo Wolff around 1986. I independently came to the same conclusion in 1997 (from reading Feynman, Lorentz and Einstein) and subsequently found the work of Milo Wolff in 1998. Since then we have worked together and believe that we can now explain most of the major problems of Physics, Philosophy, Metaphysics, and Theology. I know that these are big claims but they are founded on the method of Science (that logic from Principles must correspond with observation and experiment). I try to abide by the following ideals;

Those whose hearts are fixed on Reality itself deserve the title of Philosophers. (Plato, 380BC)
The scientist imposes two things, namely truth & sincerity, imposes them upon himself & upon other scientists. (Schrodinger, 1967)
Speech devoted to truth should be straightforward and plain. (Seneca, 60AD)


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