# Quantum Bayesianism: A study

@article{Timpson2008QuantumBA, title={Quantum Bayesianism: A study}, author={C. Timpson}, journal={Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics}, year={2008}, volume={39}, pages={579-609} }

The Bayesian approach to quantum mechanics of Caves, Fuchs and Schack is presented. Its conjunction of realism about physics along with anti-realism about much of the structure of quantum theory is elaborated; and the position defended from common objections: that it is solipsist; that it is too instrumentalist; that it cannot deal with Wigner's friend scenarios. Three more substantive problems are raised: Can a reasonable ontology be found for the approach? Can it account for explanation in… Expand

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