DOI: 10.14704/nq.2014.12.2.739

A Quantum Monadological Solution to the Measurement, Consciousness and Qualia Problems

Gordon Globus


The measurement, consciousness and qualia problematics are intertwined: all hinge on the failure to “deconstruct” world, consciousness and qualia. Physical reality is quantum at all scales, whereas world is dis-closed in parallel at unique addresses: thrown existence is monadological. Two categories of solution to the measurement problem are distinguished and analyzed: spontaneous decoherence theories and selection by match theories. A new interpretation of the Schrӧdinger wave function as representing the quantum brain’s “self-tuning” is proposed. Quantum neurophilosophy and neuroquantology within the framework of thermofield brain dynamics support an integrated solution to measurement, consciousness and qualia problems.


measurement problem; consciousness problem; qualia problem; thermofield brain dynamics; deconstruction; Schrödinger wave function; quantum neurophilosophy; neuroquantology; quantum brain theory

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