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Notwithstanding Bohr, the Reasons for QBism

  title={Notwithstanding Bohr, the Reasons for QBism},
  author={Christopher A. Fuchs},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
  • C. Fuchs
  • Published 9 May 2017
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Quantum Physics
Without Niels Bohr, QBism would be nothing. But QBism is not Bohr. This paper attempts to show that, despite a popular misconception, QBism is no minor tweak to Bohr's interpretation of quantum mechanics. It is something quite distinct. Along the way, we lay out three tenets of QBism in some detail: 1) The Born Rule---the foundation of what quantum theory means for QBism---is a normative statement. It is about the decision-making behavior any individual agent should strive for; it is not a… 

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