A Reconstruction of Quantum Mechanics

  • Simon KochenEmail author
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 406)


We show that exactly the same intuitively plausible definitions of state, observable, symmetry, dynamics, and compound systems of the classical Boolean structure of intrinsic properties of systems lead, when applied to the structure of extrinsic, relational quantum properties, to the standard quantum formalism, including the Schrödinger equation and the von Neumann–Lüders Projection Rule. This approach is then applied to resolving the paradoxes and difficulties of the orthodox interpretation.


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  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentPrinceton UniversityPrincetonUSA

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