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A thirder and an Everettian: a reply to Lewis's 'Quantum Sleeping Beauty'

Papineau, David and Durà-Vilà, Víctor (2008) A thirder and an Everettian: a reply to Lewis's 'Quantum Sleeping Beauty'. UNSPECIFIED.


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Peter J. Lewis's in 'Quantum Sleeping Beauty' argues that accepting the Everettian interpretation of quantum mechanics requires you to be a 'halfer' about Sleeping Beauty. This paper will argue that Everettians do not have to be halfers. It is perfectly cogent to be both an Everettian and a thirder.

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Papineau, David
Durà-Vilà, Víctor
Commentary on: Lewis, Peter J. (2006) Quantum Sleeping Beauty. [Preprint]
Additional Information: Forthcoming in Analysis
Keywords: Quantum mechanics, many worlds, Everett, probability, Sleeping Beauty paradox
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: Víctor Durà-Vilà
Date Deposited: 29 Feb 2008
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:16
Item ID: 3912

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