By Rosolino Buccheri, Avshalom C Elitzur, Metod Saniga
"Endophysics, Time, Quantum and the Subjective" is the 1st systematic go- and trans-disciplinary appraisal of the endophysical paradigm and its attainable position in our knowing of Nature. concentrating on 3 of the main urgent problems with modern technology, the translation of quantum conception, the character of time, and the matter of realization, it presents the reader with a few leading edge study, strategies and concepts in those components, akin to incessant immense Bang, geometrizing of "mental space-times," and a contextual view of quantum mechanics and/or a view of the Universe as a self-evolving quantum automaton. even supposing essentially aimed toward teachers, this enticing quantity may be learn through a person drawn to glossy physics, philosophy, psychology and cognitive sciences.
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The dynamics in the paradigm follows all of the standard principles of quantum mechanics, except for the non-existence of semi-classical observers with free will. The current state of the universe (referred to as the present) 9, is the unique outcome (modulo inessential phase) of some unique test C,, represented by a non-degenerate Hermitian operator 2,. 9, acts as the initial state for the next test en+l, which is also non-degenerate. The next test of the universe gn+l is associated with a unique preferred basis, BnS1, consisting of the eigenstates of Cn+l.
As interpretation is never the neutral knowledge of something “objective” but the representation of the interpreting subject, external reality is never precisely measurable and may be unveiled by man only partially . e. we have always partial knowledge of what we are going to learn. Actually, in our search for knowledge, we are always conditioned by our pre-cognitions, that Bacon, naively, tried to eliminate as negative elements. Comprehension, according to Gadamer, cannot be reduced to a pure reproductive act as it always has a poietic, productive, component .
9, acts as the initial state for the next test en+l, which is also non-degenerate. The next test of the universe gn+l is associated with a unique preferred basis, BnS1, consisting of the eigenstates of Cn+l. These form a complete orthonormal set and the next state of the universe @,+I is one of these possible eigenstates. The factors which determine en+lare postulated to depend only on 3 R(9,, I,, R,) and are currently not understood (recall Feynman’s comment). An important assumption in the stages paradigm is that these factors do not involve any external observer making any sort of free choice.