This page has info about 4 submissions to FQXi essay contests.

2016 Essay

The theme for this Essay Contest is: "Wandering Towards a Goal: How can mindless mathematical laws give rise to aims and intention?”".

2015 Essay

The theme for this Essay Contest is: "Trick or Truth: the Mysterious Connection Between Physics and Mathematics".

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2014 Essay

The theme for this Essay Contest is: "How Should Humanity Steer the Future?".

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2013 Essay

We must ask the question, though, is information truly fundamental or not? Can we realize John Wheeler’s dream, or is it unattainable? We ask: ”It From Bit or Bit From It?”

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2012 Essay

The theme for this Essay Contest is: "Questioning the Foundations: Which of Our Basic Physical assumptions are Wrong?

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2011 Essay

The theme for this Essay Contest is: "Is Reality Digital or Analog?" No submission.