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Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00792R000400020001-1 FURTBER DEVERO IS OF THE CONCEPT OF A rvelopeent of concepts within a specific domain. By naming concepts and "UNIFIED FIELD WITH HUMAN BEINGS" Mining their relations the reality becomes reflected in human consciousness. d thus a reconciliation of opposites of "objective" and "subjective" in our rception is achieved. This may be on an elementary level (consciousness as ?posed to unconsciousness in the medical ) sense or on a highly elaborate level Department of Rehabilitation Medicine :theological or political consciousness. My methodological approach is The L'bllesley Hospital ;mist because it tries to avoid juxta-position of unrelated conceptual frame- Thronto, Ontario. CANADA rks to account for discontinuities in explanation. is approach can be traced back to Avicenna, Nicholas of Cusa, Leibniz, Cantor ri Riemann. From a purely qualitative point of view, each of then has aveloped a rrethodology to deal with ultimate concerns of human existence and eson. Avicenna's method exerted a profound influence on the scientific ought and medical practice in the Middle Ages; Leibniz, Cantor and Riemann roe anticipated the crisis of atrmistic philosophy and developed concepts at have not yet been fully appreciated by he present scientific cornmmity. ie essential qualitative features of the new model I am proposing here are: Four years ago I formulated a concept that anticipated some development of the science of consciousness. Using the notion of "field" I have implied that the r monu_s-co etcoutlook that te-inini the eedom-do erminism infor ationr_anies determ phenomenon of human consciousness could be contained within the framework of rifoity .) in finite-infinite; g. thenLeibnizinism, ad; myacon physics I was familiar with at that time. The prerequisite was the cRiem rhieviren etc.) n a new quality (e.g. the Leibnizian monad; my concept of annian hievenent). sty of Riemannian geometry with all phernornena of consciousness. The Riemannian -_-_-- - all sense . Riarannian geometry applicable to human consciousness would be characterized by some elementary quantity pertaining to any system that we observe; the measurements and rules are determined solely by that system and not by sane arbitrary, extrinsic standards. Typically, the element of length As is defined by the metric tensor g of Riemannian geometry. 7k Q s2 1 n = gJk dn7 dnk with n ...n being local co-ordinates of a Riemannian space. I have felt that these geometrical considerations were necessary to account for the reality of consciousness in the physical sense. I have also felt that the concept of "field" was necessary to explain some aspects of connectedness of the phenomena of life and particularly of the reality of consciousness. In the meantiure, I have had an opportunity to study the work of Ted Bastin, a physicist and to become core acquainted with the ideas of E. Wigner regarding the relation between physics and consciousness. I have realized that physics deals only with rather special apsects of reality which it tries to characterize by a few simple principles with wide consequences Thus it leaves a vast range of phenomena outside its domain. It became clear to mre that a "unified field" is not necessarily a concept of sufficient universality to begin with and that a pre-geometrical analysis of consciousness- related phenomena is necessary at this stage. I understand consciousness to be a model of reality- whether it is in a neuro- physiological, psychological or theologico-political sense. Each of these aspects is described, respectively, by a language that reflects a historical I new experirrental modes to overcome the isolationist, pseudo-objective )de of experimentation of the 18th and 19th centuries,( that still persists )day) unified approach to creative human endeavours that does not make distinctions etween the domains of science and art but uses the method of Socratic ialogue to achieve the highest level of reason. The Socratic dialogue I nderstand as a study of reality based on an analysis of both the preconscious nd conscious opposite notions and their reconciliation in a hierarchically raani zed and dynamic interchange. Approved For Release 2001/03/07 : CIA-RDP96-00792R000400020001-1