Quantum Mechanics: An Intelligible Description of Objective Reality? [Book Review]

Foundations of Physics 35 (3):399-415 (2005)

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Dennis Dieks
Utrecht University
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Jim Cushing emphasized that physical theory should tell us an intelligible and objective story about the world, and concluded that the Bohm theory is to be preferred over the Copenhagen interpretation. We argue here, however, that the Bohm theory is only one member of a wider class of interpretations that can be said to fulfill Cushing’s desiderata. We discuss how the pictures provided by these interpretations differ from the classical one. In particular, it seems that a rather drastic form of perspectivalism is needed if accordance with special relativity is to be achieved
Keywords quantum mechanics  objective reality
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DOI 10.1007/s10701-004-1981-y
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