Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, Vol 13, No 2 (2017)

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Saving the Physics II: Who Needs to be Saved? It Depends on Your Metaphysics

Menas Kafatos

Abstract


Physics does not need to be saved. If anything, physics was rescued in the early twentieth century with the advancement of both the theories of relativity and quantum mechanics. What needs to be saved is our world outlook or metaphysics because how a society acts and develops depends on what its belief systems are. Here we explore how a new metaphysics where consciousness is fundamental might just be what modern societies need.

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