Quantum theory is not only about information

  title={Quantum theory is not only about information},
  author={Laura Felline},
  journal={Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics},
  • L. Felline
  • Published 13 June 2018
  • Physics, Mathematics
  • Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
In his recent book Bananaworld. Quantum mechanics for primates, Jeff Bub revives and provides a mature version of his influential information-theoretic interpretation of Quantum Theory (QT). In this paper, I test Bub’s conjecture that QT should be interpreted as a theory about information, by examining whether his information-theoretic interpretation has the resources to explain (or explain away) quantum conundrums. The discussion of Bub’s theses will also serve to investigate, more in general… Expand
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