This PhilPapers web site offers contributors the opportunity to non-publicly state their philosophical views. The very first question asked for this purpose is this: Mind: non-physicalism or physicalism? I prefer to respond publicly to this question.

Physicalism is the phantom dreamed up by 20C analytic philosophers to protect their territory from 20C Physics. If you think, as I do, that the big issues in Physics that have become increasingly clear to Physicists are a consequence of their realism, then you must dismiss this non-sense, and seek a better Physics.

I have spent a life-time trying to better understand WHAT HAPPENS and WHAT IS. …

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