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On the Quantum Mechanics of Consciousness: Sartre’s Contribution

Rui Freire Lucas


The present paper constitutes an effort to integrate the knowledge of two distinct scientific disciplines: psychology and quantum physics. This intention will be fuelled by the current need of clarification on what concerns quantum measurement problem, consciousness and respective relationship. For this matter, we choose to use the concept of consciousness described by Jean Paul Sartre in his work. After a brief review of the main presuppositions of quantum theory and Sartre’s ontology, we will proceed with the establishment of proper correspondences between these models eventually defining an isomorphism between its correspondent systems.

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ISSN: 2153-8212