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Epistemology Quantized: circumstances in which we should come to believe in the Everett interpretation

Wallace, David (2005) Epistemology Quantized: circumstances in which we should come to believe in the Everett interpretation. [Preprint]

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Abstract

I consider exactly what is involved in a solution to the probability problem of the Everett interpretation, in the light of recent work on applying considerations from decision theory to that problem. I suggest an overall framework for understanding probability in a physical theory, and conclude that this framework, when applied to the Everett interpretation, yields the result that that interpretation satisfactorily solves the measurement problem.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Wallace, David
Keywords: Quantum Mechanics Everett Interpretation
Subjects: General Issues > Confirmation/Induction
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: David Wallace
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2005
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:13
Item ID: 2368
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2368

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