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The Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

  • Jeffrey Bub
  • William Demopoulos
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Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 13)

Abstract

The quantum theory is interpreted in the technical (semantical) sense. By an interpretation of quantum mechanics we mean something much less precise. As a rough approximation, an interpretation of a theory should show in what fundamental respects the theory is related to preceding theories. In the case of the quantum theory this means understanding the transition from classical mechanics to elementary (i.e. non-relativistic) quantum mechanics.

Keywords

Boolean Function Boolean Algebra Logical Structure Atomic Proposition Orthomodular Lattice 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey Bub
    • 1
    • 2
  • William Demopoulos
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Tel AvivUSA
  2. 2.University of Western OntarioUSA
  3. 3.University of New BrunswichUSA

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