Objectivity in Quantum Mechanics

  • Henry Margenau
  • James L. Park
Part of the Studies in the Foundations Methodology and Philosophy of Science book series (FOUNDATION, volume 1)

Abstract

Objectivity means many things. Some philosophers speak of an objective reality behind perceptible things, as that which in some sense causes appearances. They hold that the objective lies beyond human knowledge, beyond all experience but is responsible for it. When questions are raised as to the actual existence of an external world, independent of all knowers, it is this idea of objectivity that intrudes itself.

Keywords

Mercury Assure Metaphor 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry Margenau
    • 1
  • James L. Park
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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