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About this book

Introduction

This book compares various approaches to the interpretation of quantum mechanics, in particular those which are related to the key words "the Copenhagen interpretation", "the antirealist view", "quantum logic" and "hidden variable theory". Using the concept of "correlation" carefully analyzed in the context of classical probability and in quantum theory, the author provides a framework to compare these approaches. He also develops an extension of probability theory to construct a local hidden variable theory. The book should be of interest for physicists and philosophers of science interested in the foundations of quantum theory.

Keywords

correlation probability probability theory quantum mechanics quantum theory

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/BFb0021186
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag 1989
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-50679-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-46070-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0075-8450
  • Series Online ISSN 1616-6361
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