DOI: 10.14704/nq.2019.17.1.1955

Kant's Copernican Revolution

Daegene Song


A number of philosophers and scientists have discussed the possibility of inseparability between the subject (i.e., the observer) and the object (i.e., the observed universe). In particular, it has recently been proposed that this inseparability may be obtained through the discrete physical universe being filled with the observer's continuous consciousness through quantum evolution with time going backwards. The proposal of a universe view with interwoven matter and mind through cyclical time bears a resemblance to Immanuel Kant's discussion of the Copernican Revolution in philosophy, where the priority shifted from the object to the subject.


Subject, Object, Cyclical time, Quantum theory, Paradigm

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