Quantum Logic, Conditional Probability, and Interference

@article{Bub1982QuantumLC,
  title={Quantum Logic, Conditional Probability, and Interference},
  author={Jeffrey Bub},
  journal={Philosophy of Science},
  year={1982},
  volume={49},
  pages={402 - 421}
}
  • J. Bub
  • Published 1 September 1982
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Science
Friedman and Putnam have argued (Friedman and Putnam 1978) that the quantum logical interpretation of quantum mechanics gives us an explanation of interference that the Copenhagen interpretation cannot supply without invoking an additional ad hoc principle, the projection postulate. I show that it is possible to define a notion of equivalence of experimental arrangements relative to a pure state φ , or (correspondingly) equivalence of Boolean subalgebras in the partial Boolean algebra of… 

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