Physics from Neutral Monism
This paper "Re-Thinking the World with Neutral Monism: Removing the Boundaries Between Mind, Matter, and Spacetime," was published in a special issue of Entropy, "Models of Consciousness." Therein, we show how all of physics follows from two axioms via neutral monism (see summary chart below).
While many physicists believe physics is fundamental to consciousness, we argue in this paper that "the purvey of physics is to model and explore regularities and patterns in the self-consistent collection of shared information between perceptual origins (POs)." We write:
When POs exchange information about their perceptions, they realize that some of their disparate perceptions fit self-consistently into a single spacetime model with different reference frames for each PO. Thus, physicists' spacetime model of the "real external world" represents the self-consistent collection of shared perceptual information between POs, e.g., perceptions upon which Galilean or Lorentz transformations can be performed.
This idea is not unique to us. Here is how Weyl put it: Physics is the "Construction of objective reality out of the material of immediate experience." And, as Eddington said, "physics is about the world from the point of view of no one in particular." Thus, just as there is no dualism of the “inner” world of experience and the “outer” physical world, there is no dualism of psychology and physics.
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Micheal David Silberstein