Some Negative Remarks on Operational Approaches to Quantum Theory

@inproceedings{Fuchs2014SomeNR,
  title={Some Negative Remarks on Operational Approaches to Quantum Theory},
  author={Christopher A. Fuchs and Blake C. Stacey},
  year={2014}
}
Over the last 10 years there has been an explosion of “operational reconstructions” of quantum theory. This is great stuff: For, through it, we come to see the myriad ways in which the quantum formalism can be chopped into primitives and, through clever toil, brought back together to form a smooth whole. An image of an IQ-Block puzzle comes to mind, http://www.prismenfernglas.de/iqblock_e.htm. There is no doubt that this is invaluable work, particularly for our understanding of the intricate… 
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