Quantum Mechanics as a Principle Theory

Jeffrey Bub
University of Maryland, College Park
I show how quantum mechanics, like the theory of relativity, can be understood as a 'principle theory' in Einstein's sense, and I use this notion to explore the approach to the problem of interpretation developed in my book Interpreting the Quantum World.
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DOI 10.1016/s1355-2198(99)00032-5
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Interpreting the Quantum World.Jeffrey Bub - 1998 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 49 (4):637-641.
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