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QBism

The Future of Quantum Physics

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674504646

Publication Date: 10/03/2016

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272 pages

5 x 7-1/2 inches

19 line illustrations

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  • Introduction
  • I. Quantum Mechanics
    • 1. How the Quantum Was Born
    • 2. Particles of Light
    • 3. Wave/Particle Duality
    • 4. The Wavefunction
    • 5. “The Most Beautiful Experiment in Physics”
    • 6. Then a Miracle Occurs
    • 7. Quantum Uncertainty
    • 8. The Simplest Wavefunction
  • II. Probability
    • 9. Troubles with Probability
    • 10. Probability according to the Reverend Bayes
  • III. Quantum Bayesianism
    • 11. QBism Made Explicit
    • 12. QBism Saves Schrödinger’s Cat
    • 13. The Roots of QBism
    • 14. Quantum Weirdness in the Laboratory
    • 15. All Physics Is Local
    • 16. Belief and Certainty
  • IV. The QBist Worldview
    • 17. Physics and Human Experience
    • 18. Nature’s Laws
    • 19. The Rock Kicks Back
    • 20. The Problem of the Now
    • 21. A Perfect Map?
    • 22. The Road Ahead
  • Appendix: Four Older Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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