Foundations of Physics Letters

, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 21–35 | Cite as

Measurement: It ain't over till it's over

  • Jeffrey Bub


Elby (1993) has raised certain problems that appear to be devastating for modal interpretations of quantum mechanics, but do not arise for Bohm's pilot wave theory. Here I show that the features Elby identifies as objectionable in my version of the modal interpretation have their counterpart in Bohm's theory. To the extent that Bohm's theory works as a “no collapse” solution to the measurement problem - and I think it does - so does my modal interpretation.

Key words

measurement problem modal interpretation pilot wave 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey Bub
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  1. 1.Philosophy DepartmentUniversity of Maryland at College ParkCollege ParkUSA

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