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Choice and Meaning in the Quantum Universe

  • Henry Pierce Stapp
Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)

Abstract

How does the world come to be just what it is, and not something else? Classical physics offers only a partial answer. It says that the deterministic laws of nature fix everything over all of spacetime in terms of things at a single instant of time. But the remaining question is then: What fixes things at this single instant of time? What determines the initial conditions?

Keywords

Quantum Theory Classical Physic Quantum Universe Quantum Formalism Physical Universe 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry Pierce Stapp
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  1. 1.Lawrence Berkeley LaboratoryUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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