I am a philosopher working toward a scientific metaphysics, in other words a general world view which reflects our best (natural) sciences. Physics is particularly important in this endeavour, and within physics the attempts to provide ontological accounts. Among these I find the efforts of David Bohm most promising, and have studied these, e.g. in my 2007 book Mind, Matter and the Implicate Order (Springer). A major challenge for scientific metaphysics is how to find a place for conscious experience in the (natural) scientific account of the world and thus consciousness (and philosophy of mind/cognitive science) is a central interest, bes…

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