Synthese

, Volume 29, Issue 1–4, pp 229–242 | Cite as

Superposition and macroscopic observation

  • Nancy Delaney Cartwright
Part II/Probability
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Keywords

Macroscopic Observation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nancy Delaney Cartwright
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  1. 1.Stanford UniversityUSA

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