# Why QBism Is Not the Copenhagen Interpretation and What John Bell Might Have Thought of It

@article{Mermin2017WhyQI, title={Why QBism Is Not the Copenhagen Interpretation and What John Bell Might Have Thought of It}, author={N. David Mermin}, journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics}, year={2017}, pages={83-93} }

Christopher Fuchs and Rudiger Schack have developed a way of understanding science, which, among other things, resolves many of the conceptual puzzles of quantum mechanics that have vexed people for the past nine decades. They call it QBism. I speculate on how John Bell might have reacted to QBism, and I explain the many ways in which QBism differs importantly from the orthodox ways of thinking about quantum mechanics associated with the term “Copenhagen interpretation.”

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