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Birds, Frogs, and the Measurement Problem

@article{Boughn2020BirdsFA,
  title={Birds, Frogs, and the Measurement Problem},
  author={Stephen Boughn},
  journal={arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics},
  year={2020}
}
  • S. Boughn
  • Published 1 June 2020
  • Physics
  • arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics
Physicists and philosophers alike have pondered the measurement problem in quantum mechanics since the beginning of the theory nearly a century ago. Marcel Reginatto and I (2013) have made the case as have many others, Niels Bohr among them, that the problem is artificial and needs no resolution. The purpose of my present essay is not to elaborate on this conclusion but rather to shed light on the reasons why the problem arose in the first place and why it persists today, a more sociological… 

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