Scientists, common belief tells us, describe the world through research, theories and models. They assess phenomena in terms of correspondence and so tell us how the world really is. Yet, this reality is a structure that would exist even if our cognitive activity did not. Even In The Quietest Moments asks us how we comprehend the world. Are objects perhaps complex events that cannot be reduced to their calculable presence? How do things affect each other, in light of their relations to other things?