That sounds a bit like multi-solipsism - and a bit like Kant (?) indicating that we can never know the "thing in itself" only our interpretation of it.
(Actually isn't that also what comp says?) On 1 January 2014 14:39, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote: > On 12/31/2013 4:47 PM, LizR wrote: > > I don't know about the SBI, unless I know it under a different name - > please explain? > > > The subjective Bayesian interpretation is what Jason dismisses as "don't > ask". It's the interpretation advocated by Asher Peres (who's excellent > textbook is available online), Leslie Ballentine, and Chris Fuchs. It > holds that the wave-function is just a description of the system embodying > the available information about it and predicting what will happen. So > it's not surprising that Wigner and his friend use different wave-functions > to describe the same system - they have different information. As an > information based interpretation it may fit well with a "consciousness is > just information processing" model. Scott Aaronson seems to like it too, > but he's not an advocate. > > I have a feeling that people don't like it because they think a *real* > interpretation must be a kind of mapping onto a Newtonian classical picture > and leaving stuff abstract just doesn't count. But mapping onto a > classical picture is more likely an analogy that necessarily distorts the > theory to fit. > > Brent > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Everything List" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. > Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out. > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.