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Bohmian mechanics and quantum theory : an appraisal

Author: James T Cushing; Arthur Fine; Sheldon Goldstein
Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2011.
Series: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, 184
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Named Person: David Bohm; David Bohm
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James T Cushing; Arthur Fine; Sheldon Goldstein
ISBN: 9789048146987 9048146984
OCLC Number: 751503868
Description: 1 v. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface. I: Bohmian Mechanics: Background and Fundamentals. 1. The Causal Quantum Theory Program; J.T. Cushing. 2. Bohmian Mechanics as the Foundation of Quantum Mechanics; D. Durr, et al. 3. Pilot-Wave Theory of Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology; A. Valentini. 4. Contextuality in Bohmian Mechanics; L. Hardy. 5. Global Existence and Uniqueness of Bohmian Trajectories; K. Berndl. 6. Scattering Theory from a Bohmian Perspective; M. Daumer. 7. Is Quantum Mechanics Universal? P.R. Holland. II: Applications and Further Developments of Bohmian Mechanics. 8. The 'Tunneling-Time Problem' for Electrons; C.R. Leavens. 9. Local Bohmian Mechanics; E.J. Squires. 10. About Position Measurements Which Do Not Show the Bohmian Particle Position; Y. Aharonov, L. Vaidman. 11. An Ontological Interpretation of Boson Fields; P.N. Kaloyerou. 12. De Broglie, Bohm and the Boson; C. Dewdney, G. Horton. 13. A Realistic Formulation of Quantum Field Theory; T.M. Samols. 14. Attaching Theories of Consciousness to Bohmian Quantum Mechanics; D.N. Page. III: Historical, Conceptual and Philosophical Perspectives Related to Bohmian Mechanics. 15. Bohm and the 'Inevitability' of Acausality; M. Beller. 16. On the Interpretation of Bohmian Mechanics; A. Fine. 17. Tension in Bohm's Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics; M. Baublitz, A. Shimony. 18. An Epistemological Critique of Bohmian Mechanics; R. Collins.19. Elementary Quantum Metaphysics; D.Z. Albert. 20. Space-Time in the Quantum World; T. Maudlin. 21. Cause and Effect in the Pilot-Wave Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics; H.R. Brown, et al. 22. Is the Bohm Theory Local? M. Dickson. IV: Comparisons with Some Other Programs. 23. Modal Interpretations and Bohmian Mechanics; J. Bub. 24. Remarks on Consistent Histories and Bohmian Mechanics; A. Kent. 25. Bohm' Theory Versus Dynamical Reduction; G.-C. Ghirardi, R. Grassi. Bibliography. The Authors. Index.
Series Title: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, 184
Responsibility: edited by J.T. Cushing, A.I. Fine, S. Goldstein.
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