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Quantum mechanics refutes solipsism: A proof of the existence of an external world

Gao, Shan (2023) Quantum mechanics refutes solipsism: A proof of the existence of an external world. [Preprint]

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Abstract

Solipsism asserts that only one’s mind exists, and everything else in the world is a mere construction of the mind. In this paper, I present a new and more conclusive argument against solipsism based on an ontological analysis of quantum experiments.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Gao, Shansgao7319@uni.sydney.edu.au
Keywords: Solipsism; mind; mental state; quantum state; Born's rule
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Cognitive Science
Specific Sciences > Cognitive Science > Consciousness
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: Prof. Shan Gao
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2023 14:26
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 14:26
Item ID: 22361
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Cognitive Science
Specific Sciences > Cognitive Science > Consciousness
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Date: 2 August 2023
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/22361

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