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many-worlds interpretation

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(quantum mechanics)
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32) For an in-depth discussion of the Copenhagen interpretation versus many-worlds interpretation, see Max Tegmark, "The Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics: Many Worlds or Many Words?
9) Nevertheless, the issue of how to interpret the collapse of the wave function is far from settled; two other interpretations are decoherence, focusing on the interaction of the electron with its environment, and many-worlds.
In his final chapter he turns to the interpretation of quantum mechanics and makes some philosophically naive statements such as 'If you are a philosophical materialist, you really must accept the many-worlds interpretation, whether you like it or not' (939).
Or do we perceive only a part of the true wave function after the measurement (as for instance the many-worlds and the many-minds interpretations suggest)?
Graham (eds), The Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics (Princeton, NJ, 1973), p.
Appendix A contains an overview of multiverse concepts, such as space-time, many-worlds, and faith-based multiverses.
In 1955 Hugh Everett articulated the many-worlds hypothesis, applying the quirky mysteries of quantum mechanics to large objects in the universe.
The many-worlds cosmology has been independently invoked by some physicists to explain the paradoxes of quantum mechanics (Deutsch, Tegmark).
A number of related proposals --like the Many-Worlds (DeWitt 1970), Many-Minds (Albert and Loewer 1988), and Many-Histories (Gell-Mann and Hartle 1990) interpretations-- have been precisely an attempt to present Everett's seminal idea in a more explicit and satisfactory way.
She is finishing a piece about the Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics.
A bizarre explanation is the many-worlds theory that suggests that all possibilities are realized and we just happen to live in one of the resulting multiverses.