[OPE-L:3513] Re: Re: Re: Re: Marxism and 19th century materialism

From: Steve Keen (stevekeen10@hotmail.com)
Date: Tue Jun 20 2000 - 01:30:11 EDT

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I think you would very much enjoy reading the Albert references I mentioned!
Quantum mechanics without the argument that the observer affects reality.


>From: Allin Cottrell <cottrell@wfu.edu>
>Reply-To: ope-l@galaxy.csuchico.edu
>To: ope-l@galaxy.csuchico.edu
>Subject: [OPE-L:3511] Re: Re: Re: Marxism and 19th century materialism
>Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2000 08:50:27 -0400 (EDT)
>On Mon, 19 Jun 2000, Paul Cockshott wrote:
> > Beyond that I regard the Copenhagen interpretation as itself
> > being an idealist interpretation of the subject matter.
>IMO the starting point for New Age appropriations of quantum
>mechanics is not actually Bohr's interpretation
>("Complementarity", the idea that nature is irreducibly
>stochastic), but rather the notion von Neumann introduced, that
>the collapse of the wave-function is located in the
>consciousness of "the observer".
>Allin Cottrell.

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