Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Copenhagen interpretation, quantum mechanics: the Copenhagen interpretation is an interpretation of the mathematical part of quantum mechanics that was originally set up by Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg in 1917 and later modified by other authors, according to which the quantum mechanics only indicates the statistical probability of events. A central problem is the influencing of quantum mechanical systems through the measurement with classical apparatus. Other interpretations of quantum mechanics are by H. Everett (many-world-interpretation) and D. Bohm (hidden variables). See also uncertainty principle, indeterminism, indeterminacy, measurements, reality.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
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Genz, H. Copenhagen Interpretation   Genz, H.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-25