The Structure of Creativity in Physics

  • Siegfried Müller-Markus


This article is dedicated to Professor Henry Margenau as an expression of my deep esteem. I owe him in large measure the stimulus for my own scientific thinking. His manner of combining exact physics with equally exact philosophy is in itself an eminent contribution to the concept of logical fertility which he has introduced. The considerations which follow set themselves the task of establishing a connection between Margenau’s idea of the C-field and the depth psychology of C. G. Jung. I am honored to be permitted in this way to return thanks to my highly respected friend and mentor for the encouragement and furtherance he has given to my own investigations.


Cavity Radiation Human Creativity Quantum Jump Quantum Hypothesis Black Body Cavity 
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