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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 302–308.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Eddy Keming Chen Healey Richard , The Quantum Revolution in Philosophy . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2017 . ix + 292 pp. © 2020 by Cornell University 2020 In this thought-provoking book, Richard Healey proposes a new interpretation of quantum theory inspired...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 275–278.
Published: 01 April 2015
...James Owen Weatherall Ruetsche Laura , Interpreting Quantum Theories . Oxford : Oxford University Press . xvii + 377 pp . © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 Most philosophical work on quantum physics has concerned simple systems. And for good reason. Even one or two particle...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 482–484.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Lon Becker THE QUANTUM MECHANICS OF MINDS AND WORLDS. By Jeffrey Alan Barrett. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999 Pp. xv, 267. Cornell University 2001 Barrett, J. 1999 . The Quantum Mechanics of Minds and Worlds. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Bohm, D., and B. J. Hiley...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (1): 1–49.
Published: 01 January 2022
... to an untraceable arbitrariness absent in any other fundamental laws. However, the dilemma between fundamental nomic vagueness and untraceable arbitrariness is dissolved in a new quantum theory of time’s arrow. eddykemingchen@ucsd.edu © 2022 by Cornell University 2022 vagueness exactness...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 149–177.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Darren Bradley This article defends the Doomsday Argument, the Halfer Position in Sleeping Beauty, the Fine-Tuning Argument, and the applicability of Bayesian confirmation theory to the Everett interpretation of quantum mechanics. It will argue that all four problems have the same structure...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (4): 528–532.
Published: 01 October 2022
..., wave function realism is any strategy that reifies a high-dimensional space in order to produce a separable local quantum ontology. If so, there is no block in principle to a relativistic generalization of the approach: we just need to find some appropriate high-dimensional space to describe...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (1): 31–76.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... 1996 . “Elementary Quantum Metaphysics.” In Bohmian Mechanics and Quantum Theory: An Appraisal , ed. James T. Cushing, Arthur Stock, and Sheldon Goldstein, 277 -84. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. Alexander, Samuel. 1950 . Space, Time, and Deity: The Gifford Lectures at Glasgow 1916-1918...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (2): 279–283.
Published: 01 April 2004
... as theological determinism, logical fatalism, the relation of quantum mechanics to free will debates, and libertarian and compatibilist theories of freedom, the book will prove useful for philosophers wishing to get up to speed on this complex and much-discussed area. I use the term “philosophers” advisedly...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 January 2001
... about quantum mechanics deserve special note. In his view the simplicity of a theory is (and should be) judged by the degree to which it exemplifies the current blueprint of physi- calism, that blueprint determining the terminology in which the theory and its rivals should be compared...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 148–152.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Steven Weinstein GÖDEL MEETS EINSTEIN: TIME TRAVEL IN THE GÖDEL UNIVERSE. By Palle Yourgrau. Chicago: Open Court, 1999. Pp. xiv, 253. Cornell University 2002 Bell, John. 1976 . “How to Teach Special Relativity.” Reprinted in Speakable and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (2): 157–201.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Carson (1997), and Michael Friedman (1992, 2000). 3 Kant distinguishes between two notions of magnitude, quantum and quan- titas. The Latin suggests that the two are related as relatively concrete to more abstract, and this is how Kant understands them. In the Axioms of Intuition, Kant provides...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 143–150.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., 2000. Pp. xvi, 671. Well-Being and Morality: Essays in Honor of James GriTjn. By Roger Crisp and Brad Hooker, eds. New York: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 2000. Pp. xi, 316. The Vodou Quantum Leap: Alternate Realities, Power and Mysticism. By Reginald Crosley. St...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (3): 355–359.
Published: 01 July 2014
...) argues that “there is no way of identifying an unknown polarization state of a photon.” References Albert David 1994 . Quantum Mechanics and Experience . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Dürr, Detlef, Sheldon Goldstein, Travis Norsen, Ward Struyve, and Nino Zanghì. 2013...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 338–343.
Published: 01 April 2023
... because “the simplest interpretation of quantum mechanics has it that micro-reality is vague or fuzzy” (11n14), so the precisification strategy cannot be applied without appealing to properties outside the realm of science. The claim that quantum mechanics (QM) makes microphysics vague would require much...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (2): 292–297.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., Spinoza says, “Each thing, insofar as it is in itself ( quantum in se est ), strives to persevere in its being” (3p6). Here the feature of being in itself ( in se )—a term so often mistranslated in 3p6—is said to apply to some degree to all things (that's the function of the “insofar as,” or “ quantum...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 241–294.
Published: 01 July 2022
...-2638.2004.00452.x . Olum Ken D. 2002 . “ The Doomsday Argument and the Number of Possible Observers .” Philosophical Quarterly 52 , no. 207 : 164 – 84 . https://doi.org/10 .1111/1467-9213.00260 . Page Don N . 1999 . “ Can Quantum Cosmology Give Observational Consequences of Many...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 329–336.
Published: 01 April 2013
... and Prospects. The Journal of Philosophy of Education Book Series. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. Wallace, David. 2012. The Emergent Multiverse: Quantum Theory according to the Everett Interpretation. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Watson, Walter. 2012. The Lost Second Book of Aristotle’s Poetics...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (3): 430–437.
Published: 01 July 2015
.... 3. Actual spacetime does not contain a cosmoscope, so Chalmers is asking us to imagine a fictional situation; see 114–15. Some modifications of the cosmoscope thought experiment may have to be made to accommodate the presentation of the microphysical truths of quantum mechanics, which would...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 147–190.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of Kant's views in his theory of magnitudes, to which we now turn. I will focus on only a few features of Kant's theory of magnitudes in relation to arithmetic. 27 Kant distinguishes between two senses of magnitude ( Größe ), quantum and quantitas ; the former is relatively concrete...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 487–495.
Published: 01 July 2002
..., 2002. Pp. xxxvi, 261. Prolegomena to Charity. Perspectives in Continental Philosophy. By Jean-Luc Marion. Trans. Stephen Lewis. Bronx: Fordham University Press, 2002. Pp. xiii, 178. Quantum Non-Locality and Relativity: Metaphysical Intimations of Modern Physics. 2d. ed. By Tim Maudlin...