The logic of the future in quantum theory

  title={The logic of the future in quantum theory},
  author={Anthony Sudbery},
  • A. Sudbery
  • Published 2 September 2014
  • Philosophy
  • Synthese
According to quantum mechanics, statements about the future made by sentient beings like us are, in general, neither true nor false; they must satisfy a many-valued logic. I propose that the truth value of such a statement should be identified with the probability that the event it describes will occur. After reviewing the history of related ideas in logic, I argue that it gives an understanding of probability which is particularly satisfactory for use in quantum mechanics. I construct a… 
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