Philosophy of Mind and the Problem of FreeWill in the Light of Quantum Mechanics.

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Arguments pertaining to the mind-brain connection and to the physical effectiveness of our conscious choices have been presented in two recent books, one by John Searle, the other by Jaegwon Kim. These arguments are examined, and it is argued that the difficulties encountered arise from a defective understanding and application of a pertinent part of contemporary science, namely quantum mechanics.

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Stapp, Henry & Stapp, Henry P April 1, 2008.

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Arguments pertaining to the mind-brain connection and to the physical effectiveness of our conscious choices have been presented in two recent books, one by John Searle, the other by Jaegwon Kim. These arguments are examined, and it is argued that the difficulties encountered arise from a defective understanding and application of a pertinent part of contemporary science, namely quantum mechanics.

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  • Report No.: LBNL-162E
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 927144
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Stapp, Henry & Stapp, Henry P. Philosophy of Mind and the Problem of FreeWill in the Light of Quantum Mechanics., book, April 1, 2008; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc897799/: accessed August 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.