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Interpretive Analogies Between Quantum and Statistical Mechanics

McCoy, C.D. (2018) Interpretive Analogies Between Quantum and Statistical Mechanics. [Preprint]

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Abstract

Interpretive analogies between quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics are drawn out by attending to their common probabilistic structure and related to debates about primitive ontology and the measurement problem in quantum mechanics.


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Item Type: Preprint
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McCoy, C.D.casey.mccoy@ed.ac.uk0000-0002-7921-4911
Keywords: quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, probability, measurement problem, primitive ontology
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Statistical Mechanics/Thermodynamics
Depositing User: Dr. Casey McCoy
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2018 17:12
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2018 17:12
Item ID: 14479
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Statistical Mechanics/Thermodynamics
Date: 22 February 2018
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/14479

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