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The Structure of a Quantum World

North, Jill (2012) The Structure of a Quantum World. [Preprint]

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I argue that the fundamental space of a quantum mechanical world is the wavefunction's space. I argue for this using some very general principles that guide our inferences to the fundamental nature of a world, for any fundamental physical theory. I suggest that ordinary three-dimensional space exists in such a world, but is non-fundamental; it emerges from the fundamental space of the wavefunction.


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North, Jillnorth@cornell.edu
Keywords: quantum mechanics; wavefunction; fundamental; structure
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: Jill North
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2012 02:53
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2012 02:53
Item ID: 9347
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/9347

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