A note on the Everett interpretation of quantum mechanics

@article{Benioff1978ANO,
  title={A note on the Everett interpretation of quantum mechanics},
  author={Paul Benioff},
  journal={Foundations of Physics},
  year={1978},
  volume={8},
  pages={709-720}
}
  • P. Benioff
  • Published 1 September 1978
  • Physics
  • Foundations of Physics
Three aspects of the Everett interpretation of quantum mechanics are considered. It is first shown that the proof of the metatheorem is not complete—thus it is an open question as to whether or not it is true. Next, some difficulties for the Everett interpretation and the metatheorem, which arise from consideration of the physics developed by observers in maverick universes, are discussed. Finally, it is shown that the universal state description of an ever-branching universe with each branch… 
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