Why I am not a QBist

@article{Marchildon2015WhyIA,
  title={Why I am not a QBist},
  author={Louis Marchildon},
  journal={Foundations of Physics},
  year={2015},
  volume={45},
  pages={754-761}
}
  • L. Marchildon
  • Published 5 March 2014
  • Philosophy
  • Foundations of Physics
Quantum Bayesianism, or QBism, is a recent development of the epistemic view of quantum states, according to which the state vector represents knowledge about a quantum system, rather than the true state of the system. QBism explicitly adopts the subjective view of probability, wherein probability assignments express an agent’s personal degrees of belief about an event. QBists claim that most if not all conceptual problems of quantum mechanics vanish if we simply take a proper epistemic and… 
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