Peter J. Lewis

Paper: Quantum Onto-Psychology

Some people take quantum mechanics to show that we could have almost no determinate experience whatsoever, and yet not realize it; others take it to show that the world could be utterly static, and yet we would think that things move.

Peter J. Lewis is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Miami. He has been the recipient of an NSF Scholar’s Award and been a Visiting Fellow at Sydney University and the Australian National University. His research interests are in philosophy of science, especially philosophy of physics, scientific realism and scientific methodology. He has published articles on the foundations of quantum mechanics and on scientific realism in Philosophy of Science, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, Synthese and Analysis (among others).