'Many Minds' Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics

  title={'Many Minds' Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics},
  author={M. Lockwood},
  journal={The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science},
  • M. Lockwood
  • Published 1996
  • Physics
  • The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
  • Seventy years after the discovery of modern quantum mechanics, there is still no consensus as to how the theory should be understood. The philosophies of Niels Bohr and of the logical positivists, which once served to deter physicists and philosophers from asking embarrassing questions about the observer-independent reality underlying the observational predictions of quantum mechanics, have long ceased to satisfy. Yet the foundational work of John Bell and others has now revealed that any… CONTINUE READING
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