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The Beginning of Infinity Criticism

Does anyone know of written criticism of the quantum physics David Deutsch presents in his book The Beginning of Infinity? Or of the philosophy?

Does anyone know qualified people who disagree and are willing to debate the matter? Debate would be in public, in text, unmoderated, unstructured, no time or length limits, permanently archived.

If no and no, does anyone see a big problem where people deny the truth of Deutsch's positions but won't respond to his books or debate the issue in a serious way?

Note: I'm not summarizing or quoting the ideas because I don't want people try to argue with a summary or excerpt. Please don't read wikipedia and then start arguing.

PS I have the same questions regarding Atlas Shrugged and generally regarding Rand, Mises, Szasz, Godwin and Popper.

Elliot Temple on June 13, 2016

Comments (3)

I disagree. I am as qualified as they come. One whole problem with MWI is that it doesn't really make clear in any meaningful way what this multiverse is actually like and what things do things you see around yourself correspond to in it.

Anonymous at 6:39 AM on July 16, 2016 | #6182
Do you have a specific question or criticism? Do you have an alternative to MWI you'll defend?

Will you or anyone do this in writing, in public, in a serious way, and pursue the truth of the matter to a conclusion?

curi at 12:11 PM on July 16, 2016 | #6184

mwi crit

If you haven't read BoI, there is other material you could criticise, such as

http://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0104033

Alan at 12:36 PM on July 16, 2016 | #6185

What do you think?

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