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Human Affairs

Postdisciplinary Humanities & Social Sciences Quarterly

Editor-in-Chief: Višnovský, Emil

Ed. by Bianchi, Gabriel / Hrubec, Marek / Tartaglia, James


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Volume 24, Issue 2

Issues

Does an observer belong in physics?

Jan Novotný
Published Online: 2014-03-29 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s13374-014-0217-x

Abstract

In this paper we comment on the opinions of great philosophers from various epochs on the relationship between computers and the human mind. We ponder over whether we might be able to gain an understanding of the human mind and a perception of the world from the scientific point of view. We focus on the relationship between these two issues.

Keywords: computers; understanding; human mind; observer; natural processes

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Published Online: 2014-03-29

Published in Print: 2014-04-01


Citation Information: Human Affairs, Volume 24, Issue 2, Pages 170–177, ISSN (Online) 1337-401X, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s13374-014-0217-x.

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