AGAINST MANY WORLDS INTERPRETATIONS

@article{Kent1990AGAINSTMW,
  title={AGAINST MANY WORLDS INTERPRETATIONS},
  author={A. Kent},
  journal={International Journal of Modern Physics A},
  year={1990},
  volume={05},
  pages={1745-1762}
}
  • A. Kent
  • Published 1990
  • Physics
  • International Journal of Modern Physics A
  • This is a critical review of the literature on many-worlds interpretations, MWI, with arguments drawn partly from earlier critiques by Bell and Stein. The essential postulates involved in various MWI are extracted, and their consistency with the evident physical world is examined. Arguments are presented against MWI proposed by Everett, Graham and DeWitt. The relevance of frequency operators to MWI is examined; it is argued that frequency operator theorems of Hartle and Farhi-Goldstone-Gutmann… CONTINUE READING
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