Complete publications are found in CURRICULUM VITAE


BOOKS (authored)


The Principles of Quantum Theory, from Planck’s Quantum to the Higgs Boson: The Nature of Quantum Reality and the Spirit of Copenhagen, Berlin & New York: Springer/Nature 2016


Niels Bohr and Complementarity: An Introduction, Berlin & New York: Springer Scientific Publishers, 2012


Epistemology and Probability: Bohr, Heisenberg, Schrödinger, and the Nature of Quantum-Theoretical Thinking, Springer series Fundamental Theories in Physics , Berlin & New York: Springer Scientific Publishers, 2009


Reading Bohr: Physics and Philosophy, Springer series Fundamental Theories in Physics, Dordrecht, Berlin & New York: Springer, Scientific Publishers, 2006


The Knowable and the Unknowable: Modern Science, Nonclassical Thought, and the “Two Cultures, Ann-Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2002


Complementarity: Anti-Epistemology After Bohr and Derrida, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1994


In the Shadow of Hegel: Complementarity, History and the Unconscious, Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1993


Reconfigurations: Critical Theory and General Economy, Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1993



BOOKS (edited)


Idealism without Absolutes: Philosophy and Romantic Culture, co-edited with Tilottama Rajan, Albany, NY: SUNY Albany Press, 2003


Mathematics, Science, and Post-Classical Theory co-edited with Barbara Herrnstein Smith, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1997



REPRESENTATIVE ARTICLES (by areas of research)




“Philosophical Skepticism and Narrative Incredulity: Postmodern American Fiction and Postmodern Theory,” Cambridge Companion to Postmodern American Fiction, ed. Paula Geyh, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017, 63-81


“The Thinkable and the Unthinkable in Psychoanalysis and Philosophy: From Freud to Derrida,” The Undecidable Unconscious: A Journal of Deconstruction and Psychoanalysis Vol. 1 (2014): 53-84


“The Multiple and the Unthinkable in Postmodern Thought: From Physics to Justice,” Postmodern Culture, 21, no. 1, 2010.


“Différantial Atopologies, Mathematical and Ethico-Political: Light, Space, and Alterity in Derrida,” The European Legacy, 12, no. 4, 443–455, 2007


“Community and Singularity, with Immanuel Kant and Paul de Man,” Legacies of Paul de Man , Marc Redfield, ed. New York: Fordham University Press, 2007; an earlier version published in Romantic Circle Praxis Series (May 2005)


“Algebras, Geometries, and Topologies of the Fold: Deleuze, Derrida, and Quasi-Mathematical Thinking (with Leibniz and Mallarmé),” Between Deleuze and Derrida, eds. Paul Patton and John Protevi, New York: Continuum, 2003


“Curvatures: Hegel and the Baroque,” in Idealism without Absolutes: Philosophy and Romantic Culture , eds. Arkady Plotnitsky and Tilottama Rajan, Albany: SUNY Albany Press, 2003


“Effects of the Unknowable: Materiality, Epistemology, and the General Economy of the Body in Bataille,” Parallax 18 (Winter 2001)





''Structural Nonrealism and Quantum Information'' arXiv:1710.08103 (Oct 23, 2017)


"'Comprehending the Connection of Things': Bernhard Riemann and the Architecture of Mathematical Concepts," From Riemann to Differential Geometry and Relativity, ed. Lizhen Ji, Athanase Papadopulous, and Sumio Yamada, New York: Springer/Nature, 2017, 329-366


"On the Character of Quantum Law: Complementarity, Entanglement, and Information," Foundations of Physics (2017) 47: 1115-1154


"Fragmentation, Multiplicity, and Technology in Quantum Physics: Bohr’s Thought from the Twentieth to the Twenty-First Century," Niels Bohr and Philosophy of Physics: Twenty-First Century Perspectives , ed. Jan Faye and Henry Folse, London: Bloomsbury, 2017, 179-204


"The Real and the Mathematical in Quantum Modeling: From Principles to Models and from Models to Principles," Frontiers in Physics, June 2017, 5, 14pp.


"Bernhard Riemann’s Conceptual Mathematics and Pedagogy of Mathematical Concepts," in What is a Mathematical Concept?, ed. Elizabeth de Freitas, Nathalie Sinclair, and Alf Coles, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017, 93-107


"Quantum Principles and Mathematical Models in Physics and Beyond," The Palgrave Book of Quantum Models in Socieal Science, ed. Emmanuel Haven and Andrei Khrennikov, London: Palgrave-MacMillan, 2016, 335-357


"The future (and past) of quantum theory after the Higgs boson: a quantum-informational viewpoint," Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 18 April 2016. DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2015.0239 (32 pages)


"The Visualizable, the Representable, and the Inconceivable: Realist and Non-Realist Mathematical Models in Physics and Beyond," Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A Volume 374 (1) 13 January (2016), 20150101(37pages)


"Reality, Contextuality, and Probability in Quantum Physics and Beyond," in Contextuality from Quantum Physics to Psychology, ed. Ehtibar N. Dzhafarov, J. Scott Jourdan, Ru Zhang, and Victor H. Cervantes, Singapore: World Scientific, 93-138


"A Matter of Principle: The Principles of Quantum Theory, Dirac’s Equation, and Quantum Information," Foundations of Physics October 2015, Volume 45 (10), 1222-1268


"Reality Without Realism: On the Ontological and Epistemological Architecture of Quantum Mechanics," coauthored with Andrei Khrennikov, Foundations of Physics, October 2015, Volume 45 (10), 1269-1300


"Reality, Causality, and Probability, from Quantum Mechanics to Quantum Field Theory: Three Lectures of the Epistemology of Quantum Theory," Quantum Foundations and Open Quantum Systems: Lecture Noted of the Advanced School (Joao Pessoa, Brazil 2012), International Journal of Modern Physics 25 (2014), 1430005 (82pages.) Also published as a book, Singapore: World Scientific, 521-603


"What is Complementarity?: Niels Bohr and the Architecture of Quantum Theory," Physica Scripta, T163 (2014) 14002 (20pp)


"Are Quantum-Like Models Possible, or Necessary, Outside Physics?" Physica Scripta T163 (2014) 14011 (19pp, double columns)


"'It’s best not to think about it all—like the new taxes': Reality, observer, and complementarity in Bohr and Pauli," in Quantum Theory: Reconsideration of Foundations 6, ed. A. Khrennikov et al, Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics, 2013, 22-47


"'Perhaps the biggest of all the big changes': Measurement and multiplicity in quantum field theory,'' in Quantum Theory: Reconsideration of Foundations 6, ed. A. Khrennikov et al, Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics, 2013, 300-316


''On Foundational Thinking in Fundamental Physics: From Riemann to Heisenberg,'' in Foundations of Probability in Physics 6, ed. G. M. D’Ariano et al, Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics, 2012, 282-304


"Dirac’s Equation and the Nature of Quantum Field Theory," Physica Scripta Volume 2012 T151, (November 2012)


"'It’s best not to think about it at all—like the new taxes': Reality, Observer, and Complementarity in Bohr and Pauli," Quantum Theory: Reconsideration of Foundations 6, AIP Conf. Proc. 1508, 22 (2012)


"'Dark Materials to Create More Worlds': On Causality in Classical Physics, Quantum Physics, and Nanophysics," The Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience (Spring 2011) 1-15


“On Reasonable and Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in Classical and Quantum Physics,” Foundations of Physics (March 2010) 466-491


“The Art and Science of Experimentation in Quantum Physics,” in Foundations of Probability and Physics 5, ed. Andrei Khrennikov, et al. Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics, 2010 (forthcoming)


“Bernhard Riemann's Conceptual Mathematics and the Idea of Space,” Configurations 17 (Winter 2010) 105-130


“On physical and mathematical causality in quantum mechanics,” in Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures (2010) 279-286


“Prediction, repetition, and erasure in quantum physics: experiment, theory, epistemology,” Journal of Modern Optics (November) 2007


“EPR: How Subtle is the Lord and how is the Lord subtle,” Journal of Modern Optics 53 (November) 2006


“On the Precise Definition of Quantum Variables and the Relationships between Mathematics and Physics in Quantum Theory,” Foundations of Physics (January 2006)


“Mysteries without Mysticism and Correlations with Correlata: On Quantum Knowledge and Knowledge in General,” Foundations of Physics (November) 2003


“Discourse, Mathematics, Demonstration and Science in Galileo's Discourses Concerning Two New Sciences” (co-authored with David Reed), Configurations (Winter 2001)


"'Who Thinks Abstractly?': Quantum Theory and the Architecture of Physical Concepts," in Advancement in Quantum Theory, ed. Andrei Khrennikov, et al., Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics, 2011, 207-220





''Thinking without Being and Acts of Poetry in Shelley,'' in Romanticism and Philosophy: Thinking with Literature, ed. Thomas Constantinesco and Sophie Laniel-Musitelli, London: Rutledge, 2015, 74-96


'''Wandering Beneath the Unthinkable': Organization and Probability,'' International Romantic Review Volume 26 (3) 2015, 301-314


''The Calculable Law of Tragic Representation and the Unthinkable: Rhythm, Time, and Thought from Hölderlin to Deleuze,'' in At the Edges of Thought: Gilles Deleuze and Post-Kantian Thought, ed. Craig Lundy and Daniela Voss, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015, 123-145


''Apollo’s Brain: Keats’s Hyperion Poems and the Sciences of the Brain,'' in Romanticism and Knowledge, ed. Stefanie Fricke, Felicitas Meifert-Menhard, and Katharina Pink, Tier, Germany: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2015, 251-263


"'A Palace and a Prison on Each Hand:' Venice between Madness and Reason, from the Baroque to Romanticism,” in The Idea of the City , ed. Joan Fitzpatrick (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars, 2009)


“Beyond the Inconsumable: The Catastrophic Sublime and the Destruction of Literature in Keats and Shelley,” in Eating Romanticism: Cultures of Taste/Theories of Appetite , ed. Timothy Morton, London: Palgrave, 2003


“Chaosmic Orders: Nonclassical Physics, Allegory, and the Epistemology of Blake's Minute Particulars,” Romantic Circles Practice Series (March 2001)


“Algebra and Allegory: Nonclassical Epistemology, Quantum Theory and the Work of Paul de Man,” in Material Events: Paul de Man and the Afterlife of Theory, eds. Barbara Cohen, Thomas Cohen, J. Hillis Miller, and Andrzej Warminski, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000


“All Shapes of Light: The Quantum Mechanical Shelley,” in Shelley: Poet and Legislator of the World , eds. Stuart Curran and Betty Bennett, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995





''The Spacetimes of Nympheas: Matter and Multiplicity inEinstein, Monet, and Deleuze and Guattari,'' in Revisiting Normativity with Deleuze, ed. Rosi Braidotti and Patricia Pisters, London: Bloomsbury, 2012, 37-50


''Adventures of the Diagonal: Non-Euclidean Mathematics and Narrative,'' in Circles Disturbed: The Interplay of Mathematics and Narrative, ed. Apostolos Doxiadis and Barry Mazur, Princeton, NJ.: Princeton University Press, 2012, 407-440


"'To Be, To Be, What Does it Mean to Be?' : On Quantum-Like Literary Models," Foundations of Probability in Physics 6, AIP Conf. Proc. 1424, (2012) 463-486


"Experimenting with Ontologies: Sets, Spaces, and Topoi with Badiou and Grothendieck," Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 30, (2012), 351-368


"From Resonance to Interference: The Architecture of Concepts and the Relationships among Philosophy, Art and Science in Deleuze and Deleuze and Guattari," Parallax, 18:1, (2012) 19-32


“The Image of Thought and the Sciences of the Brain after What is Philosophy,” in Deleuze, Science, and, Philosophy, ed. Peter Gaffney (Minneapolis, Minn.: University of Minnesota Press, 2010) (forthcoming)


“On Lacan and Mathematics,” in Oeuvres & Critiques XXXIV, 2 (2009), previously published in Lacan in America , ed. Jean-Michel Rabaté, New York: Other Press LLC, 2000


“Beyond the Visible and the Invisible: The Gaze and Consciousness in Diego Velazquez's Las Meninas ,” Journal of Consciousness Studies (November 2008)


“Chaosmologies: Chaos and Thought in Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's What is Philosophy, with Quantum Field Theory,” Paragraph (December) 2006


“Manifolds: On the Concept of Space in Riemann and Deleuze,” in Virtual Mathematics , ed. Simon Duffy, Manchester, UK: Clinamen Press, 2005


“'In Principle Observable': Werner Heisenberg's Discovery of Quantum Mechanics and Romantic Imagination,” Parallax, 10, no.3 2004


“Bernhard Riemann,” in Deleuze's Philosophical Lineage, eds. Graham Johns and Jon Roffe, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009.


“Disciplinarity and Radicality: Quantum Theory and Nonclassical Thought at the Fin de Siècle, and as Philosophy of the Future,” in Disciplinarity at the Fin-de-Siècle, eds. Amanda Anderson and Joseph Valente, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002

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