A Meeting with Wigner

  • Leslie E. BallentineEmail author


In this paper I report a public discussion with E.P. Wigner that took place in 1987 at a conference on fundamental problems in Quantum Mechanics. In it Wigner clarified an idea that was widely attributed to him about consciousness playing a direct role in the quantum measurement process. He significantly revised that idea, and distanced himself from the earlier notion that consciousness plays a direct role.



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsSimon Fraser UniversityBurnabyCanada

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