Empty waves in Bohmian quantum mechanics

British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 58 (4):787 - 803 (2007)
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There is a recurring line of argument in the literature to the effect that Bohm's theory fails to solve the measurement problem. I show that this argument fails in all its variants. Hence Bohm's theory, whatever its drawbacks, at least succeeds in solving the measurement problem. I briefly discuss a similar argument that has been raised against the GRW theory

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Peter J. Lewis
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