DOI: 10.14704/nq.2015.13.2.835

Quantum-Everted Meta-Scientific Lensing as an Arbiter of the Hard Problem

Donald Mender

Abstract


A specific modification of metascientific epistemological standards is developed for the purpose of assessing the putative applicability of quantum mechanics to a physical understanding of consciousness. Formal properties of this epistemic alteration are summarized in a virtual construct called the quantum-everted meta-scientific (QuEMS) Lens. The feasibility of programming a digital approximation of the QuEMS Lens, inputting well accepted data from mainstream neurocognitive research, and inferring the relevance of quantum constructs from the output, is proposed.

Keywords


covering law; cunning of the observable; decoherence; epistemology; eversion; geisteswissenschaften; Hard Problem of Consciousness; metascience; OrchOR; refutation; thermofield; web of belief

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