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A Strict Epistemic Approach to Physics

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A Strict Epistemic Approach to Physics
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 543

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Here, we derive the formalism of QM from well-motivated epistemic principles. A key assumption is that in a proper physical theory, the introduction of entities or distinctions that are unknowable in principle is in conflict with the theory.

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