By Maximilian Schlosshauer (auth.), Maximilian Schlosshauer (eds.)
Quantum mechanics is one among mankind's so much extraordinary highbrow achievements. Stunningly profitable and chic, it demanding situations our private intuitions in regards to the international. during this booklet, seventeen physicists and philosophers, all deeply fascinated by figuring out quantum mechanics, respond to Schlosshauer's penetrating questions about the relevant concerns. They supply us an intimate examine their extensively alternative ways of constructing experience of the theory's strangeness. what's quantum mechanics approximately? what's it telling us approximately nature? Can quantum info or new experiments aid raise the fog? And the place are we headed subsequent? everybody attracted to the modern yet frequently longstanding conundrums of quantum idea, no matter if lay reader or specialist, will locate a lot nutrients for concept in those pages. A wealth of private reflections and anecdotes warrantly a fascinating learn.
Participants: Guido Bacciagaluppi, Caslav Brukner, Jeffrey Bub, Arthur advantageous, Christopher Fuchs, GianCarlo Ghirardi, Shelly Goldstein, Daniel Greenberger, Lucien Hardy, Anthony Leggett, Tim Maudlin, David Mermin, Lee Smolin, Antony Valentini, David Wallace, Anton Zeilinger, and Wojciech Zurek.