In our modern age, full of science and technology, physical existence often appears to be the most substantial and “real” aspect of the world.
Congratulations to the editors, Angus Menuge, Brian Krouse, and Robert J. Marks!
The problem is obvious: Information is by its nature immaterial. It is measured in bits, not kilograms or joules.
After a 25-year search, dualist philosopher David Chalmers won the bet with neuroscientist Christof Koch.
Unguided natural processes, according to the generalized Second Law, cannot systematically increase the information content of a closed system over time.