Apriorics: Model of Elementary Particles and Beyond

Yakir Z. Shoshani, PhD
Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art, Ramat Gan, Israel

Series: Physics Research and Technology, World Philosophy
BISAC: TRA001000




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This book suggests a new model of elementary particle physics based on a priori ontology known as apriorics. Although this theory does not use any free parameters and includes only five basic principles, it has a significant predictive power and its findings substantiate the Standard Model of elementary particle physics. This book is mainly designed for researchers, including graduate students interested in the philosophical aspects of physics. However, owing to the simplified presentation of the concepts, ideas and framework of the suggested theory, it may also expand the horizons of undergraduate students in physics, mathematics and philosophy, and teachers of these fields as well in high schools and colleges. (Imprint: Novinka)


Chapter 1. A Priori Realism

Chapter 2. The Fundamental Entities

Chapter 3. The Design of Ontological Structure

Chapter 4. Properties of the Fundamental Entities

Chapter 5. Compounds of the Fundamental Entities: Particles and their Anti-Particles

Chapter 6. Parallel Sub-Universes

Chapter 7. The Multiplication Space as an Alternative to Space-Time Manifold

Chapter 8. Reality and Cognition

Chapter 9. Epilogue: Apriorics and Physics


“It has been a great pleasure for me to review the excellent book of Yakir Shoshani entitled: “Apriorics: Model of Elementary Particles and Beyond.” Apriorics is the only approach that exists to date to my knowledge that is able to predict the number of elementary fermions and bosons that are described by the standard model. Moreover, it is the only axiomatic approach that is able to explain the dimensionality of space-time. Another benefit of Apriorics is an explanation of an expanding space-time. All those results are derived from five axioms describing the allowed ways to connect nodes of a graph. The nodes are denoted “fundamental entities” and the graph is denoted “ontological structure”. The approach does not include adjusting any free parameters…." - Asher Yahalom, Professor, Ariel University, Israel

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This book is mainly designed for researchers, including graduate students interested in the philosophical aspects of physics. However, owing to the simplified presentation of the concepts, ideas and framework of the suggested theory, it may also expand the horizons of undergraduate students in physics, mathematics and philosophy, and teachers of these fields as well in high schools and colleges.

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