The Undivided Universe: An Ontological Interpretation of Quantum Theory

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Routledge, Jan 16, 2006 - Philosophy - 416 pages
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User Review  - N7DR - LibraryThing

The last couple of chapters are rubbish. But this book is hugely valuable (without commenting one way or another on the correctness of Bohm's theory) for disabusing the reader of the notion that QM as ... Read full review

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User Review  - YesNoMaybe - LibraryThing

This book presents Bohm's interpretation of quantum physics. I don't agree with the interpretation, but the presentation is clear and more detailed than one gets in science survey texts. One can use ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1
Chapter 2 Ontological versus epistemological interpretations of the quantum theory
10
Chapter 3 Causal interpretation of the onebody system
22
Chapter 4 The manybody system
45
Chapter 5 Transition processes considered as independent of observation
60
Chapter 6 Measurement as a special case of quantum process
79
Chapter 7 Nonlocality
110
Chapter 8 The large scale world and the classical limit of the quantum theory
132
Chapter 10 The ontological interpretation of the Pauli equation
171
Chapter 11 The ontological interpretation of boson fields
193
Chapter 12 On the relativistic invariance of our ontological interpretation
230
Chapter 13 On the manyworlds interpretation
251
Chapter 14 Extension of ontological theories beyond the domain of quantum mechanics
269
Chapter 15 Quantum theory and the implicate order
294
Author index
329
Subject index
331

Chapter 9 The role of statistics in the ontological interpretation of the quantum theory
150

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