# On Relationalist Reconstructions of Quantum Theory

@inproceedings{Stacey2021OnRR, title={On Relationalist Reconstructions of Quantum Theory}, author={Blake C. Stacey}, year={2021} }

One appealing feature of Carlo Rovelli’s proposal for “Relational Quantum Mechanics” [1] is that it offered a challenge for those who prefer technical work over slinging sentences: the reconstruction of quantum theory from information-theoretic principles. This appeal was witnessed by the means through which I first learned of RQM, a Wikipedia page written by a fan in 2006 [2] and since trimmed heavily on the grounds that it said many things not explicitly stated in the literature already. (As…

## 3 Citations

### Is Relational Quantum Mechanics about Facts? If So, Whose? A Reply to Di Biagio and Rovelli's Comment on Brukner and Pienaar

- Philosophy
- 2021

Relational Quantum Mechanics is an interpretation of quantum theory championed by Rovelli [1, 2]. Recently, Brukner and Pienaar separately wrote critiques of RQM [3–5], to which Di Biagio and Rovelli…

### Relational Quantum Mechanics is About Facts, Not States: A Reply to Pienaar and Brukner

- PhysicsFoundations of Physics
- 2022

In recent works, Časlav Brukner and Jacques Pienaar have raised interesting objections to the relational interpretation of quantum mechanics. We answer these objections in detail and show that, far…

### The De-Relationalizing of Relational Quantum Mechanics

- Physics
- 2022

A recent phase transition in the relational interpretation of quantum mechanics (RQM) is situated in its historical context, and the novelty of the post-transition viewpoint is questioned.

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