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REVIEW: David Wallace, The Emergent Multiverse: Quantum Theory according to the Everett Interpretation

Vaidman, Lev (2014) REVIEW: David Wallace, The Emergent Multiverse: Quantum Theory according to the Everett Interpretation. [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    We have, then, a theory which is objectively causal and continuous, while at the same time subjectively probabilistic and discontinuous. It can lay claim to a certain completeness, since it applies to all systems, of whatever size, and is still capable of explaining the appearance of the macroscopic world. The price, however, is the abandonment of the concept of the uniqueness of the observer, with its somewhat disconcerting philosophical implications.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Additional Information: To be published in BJPS
    Keywords: Many-worlds interpretation, Everett, Quantum Mechanics
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
    Depositing User: Lev Vaidman
    Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2014 07:37
    Last Modified: 27 Jan 2014 07:37
    Item ID: 10245
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/10245

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