On Math, Matter and Mind

@article{Hut2006OnMM,
  title={On Math, Matter and Mind},
  author={P. Hut and M. Alford and Max Tegmark},
  journal={Foundations of Physics},
  year={2006},
  volume={36},
  pages={765-794}
}
  • P. Hut, M. Alford, Max Tegmark
  • Published 2006
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • Foundations of Physics
  • We discuss the nature of reality in the ontological context of Penrose’s math-matter-mind triangle. The triangle suggests the circularity of the widespread view that math arises from the mind, the mind arises out of matter, and that matter can be explained in terms of math. Non-physicists should be wary of any claim that modern physics leads us to any particular resolution of this circularity, since even the sample of three theoretical physicists writing this paper hold three divergent views… CONTINUE READING
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