Interpreting the Quantum World

@article{Bub1997InterpretingTQ,
  title={Interpreting the Quantum World},
  author={Jeffrey Bub and Richard Heajley},
  journal={Physics Today},
  year={1997},
  volume={51},
  pages={63-64}
}
Introduction 1. From classical to quantum mechanics 2. Bell's 'no-go' theorem 3. The Kochen and Specker 'no-go' theorem 4. The proof of interpretation 5. Quantum mechanics without observers: I 6. Quantum mechanics without observers: II 7. Orthodoxy 8. The new orthodoxy Coda Appendix: some methematical machinery. 
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