Relational Quantum Cosmology

  title={Relational Quantum Cosmology},
  author={Francesca Vidotto},
  journal={arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics},
  • F. Vidotto
  • Published 22 August 2015
  • Physics
  • arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics
The application of quantum theory to cosmology raises a number of conceptual questions, such as the role of the quantum-mechanical notion of "observer" or the absence of a time variable in the Wheeler-DeWitt equation. I point out that a relational formulation of quantum mechanics, and more in general the observation that evolution is always relational, provides a coherent solution to this tangle of problems. 

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