Harald Atmanspacher



Emeritus member of the Turing Center, ETH Zurich


Harald is an Emeritus member of the Turing Center at ETH Zurich. As a theoretical physicist with more than three decades of experience in interdisciplinary research, he is known for his work on complex dynamical systems, non-reductive approaches in the philosophy of science, foundational questions of quantum theory, and non-commutative structures in physics and cognition. He is one of the principal architects of a systematic and coherent account of mind-matter relations called dual-aspect monism. He is an elected honorary member of the International Association of Analytical Psychology, President of the Society for Mind-Matter Research and editor of its journal Mind and Matter.

At THE NEW INSTITUTE Harald was involved the program "The Human Condition in the 21st Century".


Dual-Aspect Monism and the Deep Structure of Meaning, 2022 (with Dean Rickles)

"Quantum Approaches to Consciousness", in: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, last updated 2020

Reproducibility: Principles, Problems, Practices, Prospects, 2016 (with Sabine Maasen)

Recasting Reality: Wolfgang Pauli’s Philosophical Ideas and Contemporary Science, 2009 (with Hans Primas)

Die Vernunft der Metis: Theorie und Praxis einer integralen Wirklichkeit, 1993

Harald Atmanspacher on "Mind-Body Dual-Aspect Theory from Spinoza to Quantum-Entanglement", conversation with Godehard Brüntrup (Munich) about dual-aspect monism, fairly informative to get a first idea.

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