Foundations of Physics 38 (9):843-868 (2008)

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The aim of this paper is to show that quantum mechanics can be interpreted according to a pragmatist approach. The latter consists, first, in giving a pragmatic definition to each term used in microphysics, second, in making explicit the functions any theory must fulfil so as to ensure the success of the research activity in microphysics, and third, in showing that quantum mechanics is the only theory which fulfils exactly these functions
Keywords Quantum mechanics  Interpretation  Pragmatism  Instrumentalism
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