Objective and subjective time in anthropic reasoning

@inproceedings{Carter2013ObjectiveAS,
  title={Objective and subjective time in anthropic reasoning},
  author={Brandon Carter},
  year={2013}
}
  • Brandon Carter
  • Published 2013
  • Physics
  • The original formulation of the (weak) anthropic principle was prompted by a question about objective time at a macroscopic level, namely the age of the universe when ``anthropic'' observers such as ourselves would be most likely to emerge. Theoretical interpretation of what one observes requires the theory to indicate what is expected, which will commonly depend on where, and particularly when, the observation can be expected to occur. In response to the question of where and when, the… CONTINUE READING

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