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About Schizophrenic Experiences of The Neutron or Why We Should Believe in Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Theory

Vaidman, Lev (1990) About Schizophrenic Experiences of The Neutron or Why We Should Believe in Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Theory. [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    This is a philosophical paper in favor of the Many-Worlds Interpretation (MWI) of quantum theory. The concept of the ``measure of existence of a world'' is introduced and some difficulties with the issue of probability in the framework of the MWI are resolved.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Additional Information: This is the first version of the paper which was published nine years later in Int. Stud. Phil. Sci. 12, 245 (1998).
    Keywords: Quantum mechanics, many-worlds interpretation, probability
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
    Depositing User: Lev Vaidman
    Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2011 08:42
    Last Modified: 10 Apr 2011 08:42
    Item ID: 8564
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/8564

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