Discussion Question 1 WHAT IS REAL
In what ways have the discourses of quantum mechanics and relativity theory brought Western metaphysics closer to Buddhist and Taoist worldviews? If these new scientific understandings are more fully integrated into Western culture, what effect might they have on the way we see ourselves, our world, and our culture?” (See “For Further Thought” Section).
Discussion Question 2 MATERIALISM, IDEALISM AND PRAGMATISM
In light of quantum mechanics and relativity theory, pragmatism is the best approach to understanding the nature of reality than either materialism or idealism.
Do you agree?
Why or why not?