History and Philosophy of Physics


The Nature of Mind

Authors: Edwin Eugene Klingman

Does purpose arise from 'mindless math'? Humans are self-aware and aware of their surroundings, thus conscious. The Darwinian Credo holds that consciousness emerges from increasing complexity. The alternative is an inherently conscious, purposeful universe. How does one decide this issue? The basis of physics is experience, so we analyze mind from this perspective.

Comments: 11 Pages. An essay response to FQXi's asking whether mindless math can give rise to purpose.

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