with SQM I just meant OQM. I did not intend to claim that every
system to be measured is an ES, but just that the
standard BM discussion of quantum measurement starts
out with a system to be measured that is an ES.
My suspicion is that rather than exorcism 😉
they implicitly invoke OQM for the preparation procedure.
Indeed Duerr…[Read more]
Thanks for the comments!
Your characterization of my question at the
beginning of your second comment is excellent.
But you did not answer this question explicitly.
Are your comments meant as
an assertion that the answer to my question
>Can the possible
>existence of ESs be derived from
>postulates 1. and 2. in a manner
>similar to…[Read more]
The problem that I have with Bohmian mechanics is that
it seems to be based on a concept (the effective system, discussed below)
that requires a postulate in addition to the ones
usually stated. Below I frame my problem as a question.
If I receive a comprehensible affirmative answer
the problem is resolved.
The analysis of the quantum measurement…[Read more]