Foundations of Science 20 (4):399-427 (2015)

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Diederik Aerts
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
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Many advocates of the Everettian interpretation consider that theirs is the only approach to take quantum mechanics really seriously, and that this approach allows to deduce a fantastic scenario for our reality, one that consists of an infinite number of parallel worlds that branch out continuously. In this article, written in dialogue form, we suggest that quantum mechanics can be taken even more seriously, if the many-worlds view is replaced by a many-measurements view. This allows not only to derive the Born rule, thus solving the measurement problem, but also to deduce a one-world non-spatial reality, providing an even more fantastic scenario than that of the multiverse
Keywords Measurement problem  Many-worlds  Parallel universes   Hidden-measurement  Bloch-sphere
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