Christian Thomas Kohl

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Christian Thomas Kohl is lecturer in history and philosophy of physical sciences at Tibet Institute, Rikon, Zurich ( He has studied the history and philosophy of sciences at the Universities of Paris and Berlin and in 1973 he graduated in political science. He tries to follow the approaches of Edwin Arthur Burtt and Alfred North Whitehead. His core areas of research are the metaphysical foundations of quantum physics. He has also studied Indonesian and Indian music and was promoting music from India, Pakistan and China. Since the 1980s, he has been interested in the philosophy and history of Indian Buddhism. Since 1990 he has been working as a lecturer of history of sciences and languages in Switzerland and France. During the past three decades he has worked on 'reconciling' the fundamental principles of quantum physics and Buddhist philosophy.

His home university is the University of Education, Freiburg ( Email: