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Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics: a critical survey

Caponigro, Michele (2008) Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics: a critical survey. [Preprint]

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    This brief survey analyzes the epistemological implications about the role of observer in the interpretations of Quantum Mechanics. As we know, the goal of most interpretations of quantum mechanics is to avoid the apparent intrusion of the observer into the measurement process. In the same time, there are implicit and hidden assumptions about his role. In fact, most interpretations taking as ontic level one of these fundamental concepts as information, physical law and matter bring us to new problematical questions. We think, that no interpretation of the quantum theory can avoid this intrusion until we do not clarify the nature of observer.

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    Item Type: Preprint
    Keywords: quantum postulates, entanglement, observer, informational approaches
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
    Depositing User: Michele Caponigro
    Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2008
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:17
    Item ID: 4340

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