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The Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

Author: Jeffrey Bub
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1974.
Series: University of Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science, A Series of Books on Philosophy of Science, Methodology, and Epistemology Published in Connection with the University of Western Ontario Philosophy of Science Programme, 3.
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This book is a contribution to a problem in foundational studies, the problem of the interpretation of quantum mechanics, in the sense of the theoretical significance of the transition from classical to quantum mechanics. The obvious difference between classical and quantum mechanics is that quantum mechanics is statistical and classical mechanics isn't. Moreover, the statistical character of the quantum theory  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Bub
ISBN: 9789401022293 9401022291
OCLC Number: 851368801
Description: 1 online resource (164 pages).
Contents: I. The Statistical Algorithm of Quantum Mechanics --
I. Remarks --
II. Early Formulations --
III. Hilbert Space --
IV. The Statistical Algorithm --
V. Generalization of the Statistical Algorithm --
VI. Compatibility --
II. The Problem of Completeness --
I. The Classical Theory of Probability and Quantum Mechanics --
II. Uncertainty and Complementarity --
III. Hidden Variables --
III. Von Neumann's Completeness Proof --
IV. Lattice Theory: The Jauch and Piron Proof --
V. The Imbedding Theorem of Kochen and Specker --
VI. The Bell-Wigner Locality Argument --
VII. Resolution of the Completeness Problem --
VIII. The Logic of Events --
I. Remarks --
II. Classical Logic --
III. Mechanics --
IX. Imbeddability and Validity --
X. The Statistics of Non-Boolean Event Structures --
XI. The Measurement Problem --
XII. The Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics --
Index of Subjects.
Series Title: University of Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science, A Series of Books on Philosophy of Science, Methodology, and Epistemology Published in Connection with the University of Western Ontario Philosophy of Science Programme, 3.
Responsibility: by Jeffrey Bub.

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