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The wave function : essays on the metaphysics of quantum mechanics

Author: Alyssa Ney; David Z Albert
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, cop. 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a new volume of original essays on the metaphysics of quantum mechanics. The essays address questions such as: What fundamental metaphysics is best motivated by quantum mechanics? What is the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Wave function
(NL-LeOCL)363100784
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alyssa Ney; David Z Albert
ISBN: 9780199790807 0199790809 9780199790548 019979054X
OCLC Number: 828092630
Description: xii, 229 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface ; David Z. Albert and Alyssa Ney ; Introduction ; Alyssa Ney ; Chapter 1. Wave Function Realism ; David Z. Albert ; Chapter 2. Primitive Ontology and the Structure of Fundamental Physical Theories ; Valia Allori ; Chapter 3. Whither Wave-Function Realism? ; Steven French ; Chapter 4. Reality and the Role of the Wavefunction in Quantum Theory ; Sheldon Goldstein and Nino Zanghi ; Chapter 5. Dimension and Illusion ; Peter J. Lewis ; Chapter 6. The Nature of the Quantum State ; Tim Maudlin ; Chapter 7. Against 3N-Dimensional Space ; Bradley Monton ; Chapter 8. Ontological Reduction and the Wave Function Ontology ; Alyssa Ney ; Chapter 9. The Structure of a Quantum World ; Jill North ; Chapter 10. A Prolegomenon to the Ontology of the Everett Interpretation ; David Wallace
Responsibility: edited by Alyssa Ney and David Z. Albert.

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