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The Wave Function: Essays on the Metaphysics of Quantum Mechanics (2013)

The Wave Function: Essays on the Metaphysics of Quantum Mechanics (2013)

Introduction to the formalism of quantum mechanics and the measurement problem, followed by 10 essays on the nature of the wave function by leading specialists in the field (e.g. Albert, Wallace, Maudlin, etc.) More info →
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Quantum Non-Locality and Relativity: Metaphysical Intimations of Modern Physics (1994)

Quantum Non-Locality and Relativity: Metaphysical Intimations of Modern Physics (1994)

A book on the clash, that is the (in)compatibility, between quantum mechanics and special relativity. Discusses the EPR paradox, Bell's theorem, and violations of Bell's inequality. More info →
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The Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics (1973)

The Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics (1973)

A classic in the field. The first book to be entirely devoted to many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics. Contains all of Everett’s main papers, along with an introduction by Bryce DeWitt and Neill Graham. More info →
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The Quantum Mechanics of Minds and Worlds (2001)

The Quantum Mechanics of Minds and Worlds (2001)

Very accessible, historical introduction to the measurement problem. Continues with a thorough and careful examination of Hugh Everett's relative state interpretation of quantum mechanics. Finishes with a description of other "no collapse" theories that have been proposed after Everett. Highly recommended. More info →
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Many Worlds?: Everett, Quantum Theory, & Reality (2010)

Many Worlds?: Everett, Quantum Theory, & Reality (2010)

Twenty technical essays with commentaries and discussions by leading philosophers of physics on the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics. Discusses the problems of a preferred basis and the concept of probability. More info →
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The Everett Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics: Collected Works 1955-1980 with Commentary (2012)

The Everett Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics: Collected Works 1955-1980 with Commentary (2012)

Contains both the long and short version of Hugh Everett’s thesis on the relative state interpretation of quantum mechanics, along with his other writings and correspondence. With an introduction, commentaries and notes by Barrett and Byrne. More info →
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The Emergent Multiverse: Quantum Theory according to the Everett Interpretation (2012)

The Emergent Multiverse: Quantum Theory according to the Everett Interpretation (2012)

David Wallace offers a clear and up-to-date survey of work on the Everett interpretation in physics and in philosophy of science, and at the same time provides a self-contained and thoroughly modern account of it. More info →
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Speakable and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics: Collected Papers on Quantum Philosophy (1988)

Speakable and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics: Collected Papers on Quantum Philosophy (1988)

Complete collection of John Bell's published and unpublished papers on quantum mechanics, with a preface by Bell himself and an introduction by Alain Aspect. Famous for his theorem and other major contributions to the field, this is a classic book. Some papers are very readable, others are more advanced. More info →
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The Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics: The Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics in Historical Perspective (1974)

The Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics: The Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics in Historical Perspective (1974)

Classic book on the philosophy of quantum mechanics from a historical point of view. Including historical material on the the Einstein-Bohr debates, the EPR paradox, the many-world interpretations, etc. Contains a decent introduction to the mathematical formalism of quantum mechanics. More info →
Quantum Theory and Measurement (1984)

Quantum Theory and Measurement (1984)

Collection of 49 classic papers on the measurement problem in quantum mechanics (e.g., Bohm’s 1952 papers, EPR paper, Schrödinger’s cat paper, etc.). More info →
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