How Bohm's theory solves the measurement problem

Peter Lewis

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Abstract

I examine recent arguments based on functionalism that claim to show that Bohm's theory fails to solve the measurement problem, or if it does so, it is only because it reduces to a form of the many-worlds theory. While these arguments reveal some interesting features of Bohm's theory, I contend that they do not undermine the distinctive Bohmian solution to the measurement problem.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)749-760
Number of pages12
JournalPhilosophy of Science
Volume74
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2007

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