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The Pragmatic QFT Measurement Problem and the need for a Heisenberg-like Cut in QFT

@inproceedings{Grimmer2022ThePQ,
  title={The Pragmatic QFT Measurement Problem and the need for a Heisenberg-like Cut in QFT},
  author={Daniel Grimmer},
  year={2022}
}
Despite quantum theory’s remarkable success at predicting the (statistical) results of experiments, many philosophers worry that it nonetheless lacks some crucial connection between theory and experiment. Such worries are at the root of the Quantum Measurement Problem. We can identify two kinds of worries: 1) pragmatic: it’s unclear how to model our experiments to extract theoretical predictions, and 2) realist: there is no realist narrative for the experiment underlying these theoretical… 
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