Re: [Fis] Probability Amplitudes and philosophical basis of QM

2014-01-28 Thread Alexey V. Nikulov
Dear Lars-Göran and colleagues, I think that probability amplitudes should have a single meaning as well as any concept that our mind can invent. Heisenberg said in his Lectures 1955-1956 ”Physics and Philosophy”: “Descartes realizes that what we know about our mind is more certain than what we

Re: [Fis] Probability Amplitudes

2014-01-22 Thread Andrei Khrennikov
Dear Hans, I would like just to point that 99,99% of people working in quantum theory would say that the complex amplitude of quantum probability is the main its intrinsic property, so if you try to exclude amplitudes from the model you can in principle do this and this is well known

Re: [Fis] Probability Amplitudes

2014-01-22 Thread Andrei Khrennikov
Brenner [joe.bren...@bluewin.ch] Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 8:54 AM To: Dino Buzzetti; Hans von Baeyer; fis Subject: Re: [Fis] Probability Amplitudes Dear Hans and Dino, This is a direct question to both of you, to which I have not found a clear answer: are value and amplitude the only

Re: [Fis] Probability Amplitudes

2014-01-22 Thread Lars-Göran Johansson
Dear Andrei, Hans and all I agree with Andrei. And why make quantum theory more complex than it is? One may use all kinds of mathematical tools in a scientific theory, and the more these tools simplify calculations the better. I see no reason to avoid using amplitudes or matrices in quantum

Re: [Fis] Probability Amplitudes in Macroscopic Processes

2014-01-22 Thread Lars-Göran Johansson
totally trivial. Many thanks, Joseph - Original Message - From: Lars-Göran Johanssonmailto:lars-goran.johans...@filosofi.uu.se To: fis@listas.unizar.esmailto:fis@listas.unizar.es Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 12:45 PM Subject: Re: [Fis] Probability Amplitudes Dear Andrei, Hans and all

Re: [Fis] Probability Amplitudes

2014-01-21 Thread Dino Buzzetti
Dear Hans, Thank you for your explanation about probability amplitudes, that clarifies a lot. My only worry was about the *epistemological* implications of quantum mechanics in its standard formulation, that in my opinion point to a paradigm shift, which is felt not only in this domain, but in

Re: [Fis] Probability Amplitudes

2014-01-21 Thread Joseph Brenner
wishes, Joseph - Original Message - From: Dino Buzzetti To: Hans von Baeyer ; fis Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 3:53 AM Subject: Re: [Fis] Probability Amplitudes Dear Hans, Thank you for your explanation about probability amplitudes, that clarifies a lot. My