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J. Folse (Ox Bow Press; Woodbridge, CT, 1998). J. A. Wheeler and W. H. , Quantum Theory and Measurement (Princeton University Press; Princeton, NJ, 1983). B. L. van der Warden, Sources of Quantum Mechanics (Dover; New York, 1968). xxxiii Chapter 1 Introduction—Epistemology and Probability in Quantum Theory: Physics, Mathematics, and Philosophy Abstract The introduction offers an outline of, as I shall term it here, the ‘‘nonclassical’’ epistemology of quantum mechanics and the corresponding view of quantum probability, which, jointly, ground the argument of this study.
It is, however, useful to retain the concepts of causality and determinism, and the difference between them, at the level of models, first of all, because, while our deterministic predictions can apply in classical physics with very good approximations to actual objects, such as, again, planets moving around the sun, these predictions are made by means of descriptive causal models. Secondly, and most crucially for this study, while such causal models are not only possible but also effective in classical mechanics, the situation is different in quantum theory.
In other words, our thinking in general, as the product of this machinery, is classical, even in nonclassical situations, since the entities, such as quantum objects, that make a theory considering them nonclassical are, by definition, beyond the capacity of our thought. They are, again, literally unthinkable, and, if a given nonclassical situation becomes eventually reconfigured so that the (previously) unthinkable becomes available to thought or knowledge, it would no longer qualify as nonclassical, but becomes classical instead.