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Metaphysics and Quantum Physics A Tract Book By Anthony J. Fejfar © Copyright 2006 by Anthony J. Fejfar

Quantum Physics is most clearly associated with the philosopher scientist Heisenberg. Metaphysics is credited as starting with the philosopherscientist Aristotle. Do Quantum Physics and Metaphysics have anything in common? They do. The metaphysical quiddity of Form. Both Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas spoke of material form. The idea was that materiality was “formed” by the metaphysical quiddity of material form in conjunction with material cause. Many consider metaphysics to be outdated, but I don’t think so. The same type of arguments used by Aristotle and Aquinas can also be used in Quantum Physics. The building block of the universe is not the atom, it is the subatomic quanta particle. The quanta particle is a chameleon. The quanta can change valence and function so as to form what appear to be other subatomic particles

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such as the electron, positron, and quark. At a deeper level every quanta participates in the “quanta field” or “quantum field” which is non-spacial. What is interesting is that what causes a quanta to “mask” as another subatomic particle is the metaphysical quiddity of form. Quantum Form is what makes a quanta particle into an electron particle. Aquinas, and Heisenberg. Bibliography Aquinas, Summa Theologica Aristotle, Metaphysics Aristotle, Posterior Analytics Heinsenberg, Physics and Philosophy Herbert, Quantum Reality This approach is consistent with Aristotle,

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