I think we're talking at different levels. You claim SWE is emergent from a computational layer BENEATH it - I think that's fine. I was objecting to the primacy of a computational layer which runs on top of the SWE (i.e. physical computers like the one I'm typing on). But I guess I misunderstood.
Charles > -----Original Message----- > From: Marchal [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Sunday, 16 September 2001 4:33 a.m. > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: RE: Conventional QTI = False > > > Charles Goodwin wrote: > > >I think the only constraint is that the extensions should be > physically > >possible, i.e. possible outcomes of the schrodinger wave > >equation. If those are also logical outcomes then fine, but > the SWE is the > >constraining factor. > > Why? > > You postulate physicalism. Show me your theory of mind, please. > By UDA it cannot be computationalist. > With comp it can be argued that the constraining factors are > only logico-arithmetical. The SWE should be emerging. > We must explain why quantum computation described by "e^iH" > seems, from the point of view of the observer, to supersede > classical computation described by "H". > > Bruno