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Title Quantum measurement : beyond paradox / edited by Richard A. Healey and Geoffrey Hellman
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [1998]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 205 pages) : illustrations
Series Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 17
Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 17
Contents Preface; Macroscopic Realism: What Is It, and What Do We Know about It from Experiment?; Comments on Leggett's "Macroscopic Realism"; The Bare Theory Has No Clothes; "Modal" Interpretations, Decoherence, and the Quantum Measurement Problem; Interpreting the Existential Interpretation; State Preparation in the Modal Interpretation; Expanding the Property Ascriptions in the Modal Interpretation of Quantum Theory; Preferred Factorizations and Consistent Property Attribution; On the Plurality of Dynamics: Transition Probabilities and Modal Interpretations
Summary With relativity theory, quantum mechanics stands as the conceptual foundation of modern physics. Editors Richard A. Healey and Geoffrey Hellman marshal the resources of leading physicists and philosophers of science, skillfully joining their insights and ingenuity to yield some of the most innovative and altogether promising thought to date on this enigmatic issue
Notes Based on a workshop held by the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Minnesota in May 1995
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Physical measurements -- Congresses.
Quantum theory -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Healey, Richard.
Hellman, Geoffrey.
Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science.
LC no. 98017341
ISBN 0816688737 (electronic bk.)
9780816688739 (electronic bk.)