David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Consciousness Studies 10 (6):135-152 (2003)
A minority of physicists has endorsed some claims made for anomalous effects related to consciousness. A smaller number have attempted experiments to establish the veracity of such claims. The nature of these claims, in particular those for psychokinesis, is reviewed. Most of the experimental work bearing on these claims conducted by professional scientists has not yielded convincing evidence in their support. What are frequently stated to be the most credible claims are not, in fact, persuasive and furthermore the appeals to quantum mechanics by way of explanation are questionable
|Keywords||*Consciousness States *Experimentation *Physics *Psychokinesis|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Harald Walach & Nikolaus von Stillfried (2011). Generalised Quantum Theory—Basic Idea and General Intuition: A Background Story and Overview. [REVIEW] Axiomathes 21 (2):185-209.
Similar books and articles
Roger Penrose (2001). Consciousness, the Brain, and Spacetime Geometry: An Addendum: Some New Developments on the Orch OR Model for Consciousness. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 929:105-10.
Christopher J. S. Clarke (2007). The Role of Quantum Physics in the Theory of Subjective Consciousness. Mind and Matter 5 (1):45-81.
W. L. Miranker (2002). A Quantum State Model of Consciousness. Journal of Consciousness Studies 9 (3):3-14.
Ronald J. Pekala & E. Cardena (2000). Methodological Issues in the Study of Altered States of Consciousness and Anomalous Experiences. In E. Cardena & S. Lynn (eds.), Varieties of Anomalous Experience: Examining the Scientific Evidence. American Psychological Association.
Otto E. Rossler (1998). Is Physics an Observer-Private Phenomenon Like Consciousness? Journal of Consciousness Studies 5 (4):443-453.
Philip Loockvane (2001). The Philosophy of Consciousness, 'Deep' Teleology and Objective Selection. In Philip Van Loocke (ed.), The Physical Nature of Consciousness. Advances in Consciousness Research, Vol 29. 293-311.
Amit Goswami (2001). Physics Within Non-Dual Consciousness. Philosophy East and West 51 (4):535-544.
Dick Bierman (2001). On the Nature of Anamalous Phenomena: Another Reality Between the World of Subjective Consciousness and the Objective World of Physics? In P. Loockvane (ed.), The Physical Nature of Consciousness. John Benjamins. 29--269.
Christopher J. S. Clarke (2001). Consciousness and Non-Hierarchical Physics. In P. Loockvane (ed.), The Physical Nature of Consciousness. John Benjamins. 29--191.
E. H. Walker (2001). The Natural Philosophy and Physics of Consciousness. In P. Loockvane (ed.), The Physical Nature of Consciousness. John Benjamins.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads22 ( #90,363 of 1,679,398 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #183,003 of 1,679,398 )
How can I increase my downloads?