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

Wallace, David (2006) 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
        Keywords: Quantum Mechanics Everett Interpretation
        Subjects: General Issues > Decision Theory
        General Issues > Confirmation/Induction
        Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
        Depositing User: David Wallace
        Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2006
        Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:14
        Item ID: 2839
        URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2839

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