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Name: Semi-Idealism + Semi-Dualism
ID: m14462
Language: English (en-gb)
Summary: The purpose of this work is to bring out “semi-idealistic + semi-dualistic metaphysics” through the NSTP (Non – Spatial Thinking Process) theory. The NSTP theory is a (philosophy of mind) semi-idealistic as well as semi-dualistic theory that the material universe, where some peculiar phenomena like quantum non-locality exist in, is exclusively a group of superhuman as well as non-superhuman thinking processes existing in the form of (non-spatial physical/material) feelings (i.e. states of consciousness). In computer terminology, it regards the (material) universe as a non-spatial computer, with hardware of (non-spatial) feelings and software of superhuman as well as non-superhuman thoughts/ideas, including those of space, which is then an illusive/virtual/merely apparent entity. The mere existence of the superhuman thoughts is responsible for the empirical (i.e. a posteriori) order in the non-superhuman ones. The theory, however, accepts the possibility of the reality of space, the space where the phenomena like quantum non-locality do not exist in. The theory is constituted of 6 axioms, 1 theorem, and 3 conjectures. The key strength and novelty in the theory lies in its axiomatic/self-evident foundation, its innovative semi-idealism and semi-dualism, its idea of superhuman states of consciousness, its computational description of idealism, and, in general, its road to idealism and dualism.
Subject: Humanities
Keywords: Semi-Idealism, Semi-Dualism, Spatial, Non-Spatial, Qualia, Self, Consciousness, Physical, Material, Mental, Virtual, Quantum, Non-Locality, Illusion, Superhuman, Computer
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Kedar Joshi (superultramodern@gmail.com)
Copyright Holders: Kedar Joshi (superultramodern@gmail.com)
Maintainers: Kedar Joshi (superultramodern@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: Apr 19, 2007 9:23 am -0500
Last revision to module: Apr 19, 2007 9:28 am -0500

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