of QM cannot be expressed in the statistics of actual occurrences and

Of qm cannot be expressed in the statistics of actual

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of QM cannot be expressed in the statistics of actual occurrences and nonoccurrence’s bc there are never any nonoccurences -----> (This makes nonsense of QM , view dismissed) Schrodinger’s Cat ex (both superposition’s obtain) : 3. c 1 | not decayed, cat alive, live cat observed 4. + c 2 | decayed, cat dead, dead cat observed
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T HE B OHM V ERSION Identifying “hidden variables”; an ontological interpretation (concerned with what actually exists and happens; reality is unlimited quantitatively and qualitatively) o Particles of matter have well-defined position, independent of and observation or measurement o Quantum Field : affects motion of part.; effect depend on its form and does not decrease with distance 5. M ARGINALIZING QM S TANDARD A RGUMENTS (1) QM involves a measure of irreducible indeterminism in the development over time o Any indeterminism occurs at levels not relevant to FW o If indeterminism, --> mere randomness (not relevant to FW) (2) Combining Nonlocality with Holism: QM contradicts classic causal locality and reductionism, thus opening up possibility that agent’s conscious mental activity could act holistically in exercising a causal
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