Quantum Theory and Measurement

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John Archibald Wheeler, Wojciech Hubert Zurek
Princeton University Press, Jul 14, 2014 - Science - 842 pages

The forty-nine papers collected here illuminate the meaning of quantum theory as it is disclosed in the measurement process. Together with an introduction and a supplemental annotated bibliography, they discuss issues that make quantum theory, overarching principle of twentieth-century physics, appear to many to prefigure a new revolution in science.

Originally published in 1983.

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