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States of Ignorance and Ignorance of States: Examining the Quantum Principal Principle

Meehan, Alexander (2021) States of Ignorance and Ignorance of States: Examining the Quantum Principal Principle. [Preprint]

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Abstract

Earman (2018) has recently argued that the Principal Principle, a principle of rationality connecting objective chance and credence, is a theorem of quantum probability theory. This paper critiques Earman's argument, while also offering a positive proposal for how to understand the status of the Principal Principle in quantum probability theory.


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Meehan, Alexander
Keywords: Quantum probability; Principal Principle; Credence and chance
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Probability/Statistics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: Alexander Meehan
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2021 01:53
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2021 01:53
Item ID: 19610
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Probability/Statistics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Date: 24 September 2021
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/19610

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