Repository URL:
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3776
Author(s):
Stuckey, William Mark, Silbserstein, Michael, Cifone, Michael
artifact description
The Relational Blockworld (RBW) interpretation of non-relativistic quantum mechanics (NRQM) is introduced. Accordingly, the spacetime of NRQM is a relational, nonseparable blockworld whereby spatial distance is only defined between interacting transtemporal objects. RBW is shown to provide a novel statistical interpretation of the wavefunction that deflates the measurement problem, as well as a geometric account of quantum entanglement and non-separability that satisfies locality per special relativity and is free of interpretative mystery. We present RBW’s acausal and adynamical resolution of the so-called “quantum liar paradox,” an experimental set-up alleged to be problematic for a spacetime conception of reality, and conclude by speculating on RBW’s implications for quantum gravity

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