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Genre: Many-Worlds Interpretation

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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The Many Worlds of Hugh Everett III: Multiple Universes, Mutual Assured Destruction, and the Meltdown of a Nuclear Family (2010)

The Many Worlds of Hugh Everett III: Multiple Universes, Mutual Assured Destruction, and the Meltdown of a Nuclear Family (2010)

The definitive fascinating biography of Hugh Everett III (1930-1982) who developed the relative state (or many-worlds) interpretation of quantum mechanics. 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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Schrödinger’s Rabbits: The Many Worlds of Quantum (2004)

Schrödinger’s Rabbits: The Many Worlds of Quantum (2004)

Popular scientific account of the Oxford interpretation of quantum mechanics (i.e. Everett's many-worlds interpretation), comparing it with the orthodox Copenhagen interpretation. 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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