David Lewis and Schrödinger's Cat
Papineau (David)
Source: Jackson - Lewisian Themes: The Philosophy of David K. Lewis, Chapter 13
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Author’s Abstract

  1. In "Lewis (David) - How Many Lives Has Schrodinger's Cat?" David Lewis argues that the Everettian no-collapse interpretation of quantum mechanics1 is in a tangle when it comes to probabilities.
  2. This paper aims to show that the difficulties that Lewis raises are insubstantial. The Everettian metaphysics contains a coherent account of probability. Indeed it accounts for probability rather better than orthodox metaphysics does.

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