Epistemology of Quantum Gravity

Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
Quantum gravity has required the consideration of fundamental epistemological questions, which can be identified in philosophy with the mind-body problem and the problem of free will. These questions influenced the epistemology of quantum mechanics in the form of von Neumann's "psycho-physical parallelism" and the subsequent analysis of the thesis by Wigner that "the collapse of the wave packet" occurs in the mind of the "observer". Quantum gravity in cosmology involves the problem of the experimenter's freedom to change local physical conditions, a passive "observer". In any theory that describes a single universe, questions arise about the nature of causality in the traditional philosophical sense. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.24646.42567
PhilPapers/Archive ID
Upload history
Archival date: 2020-03-30
View other versions
Added to PP index

Total views
57 ( #56,280 of 65,693 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
10 ( #54,156 of 65,693 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.