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Blogger David Wallace wrote on Apr. 21, 2021 @ 18:10 GMT
Quantum Limits of Knowledge 2021

Monday 29th March, 2021

`Quantum theory' is not a single physical theory but a framework in which many different concrete theories fit. As such, a solution to the quantum measurement problem ought to provide a recipe to interpret each such concrete theory, in a mutually consistent way. But - with the exception of the Everett interpretation - the main extant solutions either try to make sense of the abstract framework as if it were concrete, or else interpret one particular quantum theory under the fiction that it is fundamental and exact. In either case, these approaches are unable to help themselves to the very theory-laden, level-relative ways in which quantum theory makes contact with 20 experiment in mainstream physics, and so are committed to major revisionary projects which have not been carried out even in outline. As such, only the Everett interpretation is currently suited to make sense of quantum physics as we find it.



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Steve Dufourny wrote on Apr. 23, 2021 @ 12:14 GMT
Hi Professor Wallace,

I liked your youtube, it is very general and relevant philosophically speaking, I agree about the fact that concrete theories fit together when they seem to desribe the physicality. I have considered a kind of conjecture betweem my theory of spherisation, the evolution optimisation of the universal sphere or future sphere with quantum and cosmological 3D spheres and...

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Steve Dufourny replied on Apr. 23, 2021 @ 12:42 GMT
In fact it is this primitive ontology about the real primoridal origin the big secret, I have remarked that the majority of thinkers considered only this GR and the photons like primoridal essence and so they consider that the fields are the origin of our reality due to tensors and vibrations of points or strings at this planck scale in the einstein fields equations. But I see differently...

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