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Can the laws of physics rule out disembodied minds?

Since the laws of physics says nothing about minds, it can't say anything about embodied minds, never mind disembodied minds. Physicalists, who view everything as physics as the ground of everything, ...
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Can the laws of physics rule out disembodied minds?

The very short answer is "no". Neither the article, nor physics, rule out the existence or agency of Gods. Somewhat Longer Answer: The author is trying to stake out a very peculiar position....
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Can the laws of physics rule out disembodied minds?

This sounds just like a person who is prefacing his beliefs by adding the sentence "Physics teaches that..." to give his beliefs more credence. There is the rather gaping issue of ...
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Can the laws of physics rule out disembodied minds?

My first doubt regarding this questions is whether physics rule in embodied minds. I think you will have to add other subjects for doing so. If this is true I can't find any significance to this ...
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Can the laws of physics rule out disembodied minds?

We can say as Sean Carroll does that God Is Not A Good Theory. There are two sources of issues that I think will prevent any final, totalising resolution here though. (1) On the religious side, the ...
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Is the quality more fundamental than the quantity?

Quality is more fundamental than quantity. To measure something you must first have something to measure. Often we conflate the two but they are neccesarily distinct. This is explicitly acknowledged ...
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Is the quality more fundamental than the quantity?

What do you think about this? Is the quality always more fundamental than the quantity? By fundamental, I assume you mean the basis or core from which all others are built. In other words, ...
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Is the quality more fundamental than the quantity?

Well, your question has a very metaphysical quality. And like all things metaphysics, it depends on presuppositions. In your case, it depends on what you mean by fundamental. Let's just say that you ...
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Is the quality more fundamental than the quantity?

I mean quantity is likely more fundamental as you'd need to be aware of an phenomenon to be able to measure and quantify it. But without quantitative analysis your abilities to describe reality would ...
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Is the quality more fundamental than the quantity?

Volume is only a quality in the limited sense that whether an object is extended in space is a quality. But by this quality, there is no difference between a planet and a spec of dust. That is, both ...
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Was mathematics invented or discovered?

Every mathematician can only discover mathematics. Yet, mathematics is an invention. And this is no contradiction. Mathematics is fundamentally dependent on the human mind, and more particularly on ...
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What are some examples of things that are ontologically parasitic

I'm including a means by which to determine the existence of an ontological parasite. Incidentally, Racism is a parasitic term. First, all nouns in language are either PHYSICAL or NON-PHYSICAL AND ...
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On physical existence. Do virtual particles of QFT exist?

According to the current interpretation of QFT, virtual particles are not physical objects but mathematical artefacts. Virtual particles arise when applying Feynman‘s pertubation theory to solve ...
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On physical existence. Do virtual particles of QFT exist?

Some other interesting examples are: The wave-function of quantum particles, given we can only take measurements that indicate it, never measure it. Dark-matter, which has no direct observations ...
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Is there a quantitative model of change?

Here is a gesture toward the construction of such a theory: (a): first, a puzzle: (i): if a changing thing really changes, then it can't literally be the same before and after the change. But (ii): if ...
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Is there a quantitative model of change?

Almost every dynamic theory in Physics quantifies change. In a physical theory, commonly, the state of a changing system is encoded with a series of numbers. For each instant of time t, we have ...
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