Empty waves in Bohmian quantum mechanics

Peter Lewis

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Abstract

There is a recurring line of argument in the literature to the effect that Bohms theory fails to solve the measurement problem. I show that this argument fails in all its variants. Hence Bohms theory, whatever its drawbacks, at least succeeds in solving the measurement problem. I briefly discuss a similar argument that has been raised against the GRW theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)787-803
Number of pages17
JournalBritish Journal for the Philosophy of Science
Volume58
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2007

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Empty waves in Bohmian quantum mechanics. / Lewis, Peter.

In: British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Vol. 58, No. 4, 12.2007, p. 787-803.

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Lewis, Peter. / Empty waves in Bohmian quantum mechanics. In: British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. 2007 ; Vol. 58, No. 4. pp. 787-803.
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