QBism: The Future of Quantum Physics

QBism: The Future of Quantum Physics BOOK REVIEWS The downloaded PDF for any Review in this section contains all the Reviews in this section. Craig F. Bohren, Editor Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802; mailing address: P.O. Box 887, Boalsburg, PA 16827; bohren@meteo.psu.edu QBism: The Future of Quantum Physics. Hans Christian Bayes’ theorem, it does nothing to bolster this argument von Baeyer. 265 pp. Harvard U.P., Cambridge, MA, since a frequentist will identify the prior probability of can- 2016. Price: $24.95 (hardcover). ISBN 978-0-674- cer with the base rate in the population. 50464-6. (Richard Healey, Reviewer.) We finally meet QBism in the six short chapters of Part III. von Baeyer anticipates the shocked reaction against its subjec- tivity he expects from those (like him) for whom physics repre- QBism is not a homophonic quantization of an early 20th sented an ideal of objective scientific inquiry into the nature of century art movement but an increasingly influential set of reality. His prior defense of subjective Bayesianism may have ideas on how to understand quantum theory and its implica- softened the blow, but many will still be reluctant to abandon tions for science. This engaging book may serve as its popu- the view that a system’s http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Physics American Association of Physics Teachers

QBism: The Future of Quantum Physics

American Journal of Physics , Volume 85 (8): 2 – Aug 25, 2017

Loading next page...
 
/lp/aapt/qbism-the-future-of-quantum-physics-mMenb99ASp
Publisher
American Association of Physics Teachers
Copyright
© 2017 American Association of Physics Teachers.
ISSN
0002-9505
D.O.I.
10.1119/1.4979557
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

BOOK REVIEWS The downloaded PDF for any Review in this section contains all the Reviews in this section. Craig F. Bohren, Editor Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802; mailing address: P.O. Box 887, Boalsburg, PA 16827; bohren@meteo.psu.edu QBism: The Future of Quantum Physics. Hans Christian Bayes’ theorem, it does nothing to bolster this argument von Baeyer. 265 pp. Harvard U.P., Cambridge, MA, since a frequentist will identify the prior probability of can- 2016. Price: $24.95 (hardcover). ISBN 978-0-674- cer with the base rate in the population. 50464-6. (Richard Healey, Reviewer.) We finally meet QBism in the six short chapters of Part III. von Baeyer anticipates the shocked reaction against its subjec- tivity he expects from those (like him) for whom physics repre- QBism is not a homophonic quantization of an early 20th sented an ideal of objective scientific inquiry into the nature of century art movement but an increasingly influential set of reality. His prior defense of subjective Bayesianism may have ideas on how to understand quantum theory and its implica- softened the blow, but many will still be reluctant to abandon tions for science. This engaging book may serve as its popu- the view that a system’s

Journal

American Journal of PhysicsAmerican Association of Physics Teachers

Published: Aug 25, 2017

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches

$49/month

Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.

$588

$360/year

billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial