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Epistemology Quantized: Circumstances in Which We Should Come to Believe in the Everett Interpretation

David Wallace
The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
Vol. 57, No. 4 (Dec., 2006), pp. 655-689
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4489090
Page Count: 35
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Epistemology Quantized: Circumstances in Which We Should Come to Believe in the Everett Interpretation
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Abstract

I consider exactly what is involved in a solution to the probability problem of the Everett interpretation, in the light of recent work on applying considerations from decision theory to that problem. I suggest an overall framework for understanding probability in a physical theory, and conclude that this framework, when applied to the Everett interpretation, yields the result that that interpretation satisfactorily solves the measurement problem.

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