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Christopher Fuchs

University of Massachusetts Boston
  • 2012 and earlier
  • 2017 First Semester
  • 2019 Second Semester

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QBism (pronounced “cubism”) is an interpretation of quantum mechanics that takes an agent’s actions and personal experiences as the central concerns of the theory.  This contrasts with...
The philosopher William James once wrote, “Like the old woman who described the world as resting on a rock, and then explained that rock to be supported by another rock, and finally said it was ‘rocks...
Recently Cabello (arXiv:1509.04711) introduced a taxonomy of quantum interpretations with regard to what they attempt to say of reality. Fuchs contributed the term “participatory realism” for...
Quantum Bayesianism is an effort to interpret all the probabilities arising in quantum theory (our most accurate physical theory to date, the one ultimately responsible for almost all of modern technology)...

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Journal Article

Christopher A. Fuchs and Rüdiger Schack. 2013. Quantum-Bayesian coherence. Reviews of Modern Physics, 85, 1693-1715

Journal Article

Christopher A. Fuchs, N David Mermin and Rüdiger Schack. 2014. An introduction to QBism with an application to the locality of quantum mechanics. American Journal of Physics, 82 (8), 749-754.

Journal Article

Fuchs, Christopher A, and Rüdiger Schack. 2015. QBism and the Greeks: Why a Quantum State Does Not Represent an Element of Physical Reality. Physica Scripta 90 (1). doi:10.1088/0031-8949/90/1/015104.


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6 June 2017

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