Quantum Probability and The Foundations of Quantum Theory

  • Luigi Accardi
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 122)


The point of view advocated, in the last ten years, by quantum probability about the foundations of quantum mechanics, is based on the investigation of the mathematical consequences of a deep and elementary idea developed by the founding fathers of quantum mechanics and accepted nowadays as a truism by most physicists, namely: one should be careful when applying the rules derived from the experience of macroscopic physics to experiments which are mutually incompatible in the sense of quantum mechanics.


Quantum Theory Unitary Evolution Selfadjoint Operator Quantum Model Superposition State 
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