I'm in Adam's chapter 6 on Bohm and Everett. I haven't seen anything about QFT mentioned in the other reviews and he has made little mention of it so far in his book, so I doubt he talks about interpretations of QFT. We offer an interpretation of QFT in chapter 5 of our book and that chapter opens with the following:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

As for progress in this area, Healey notes, “no consensus has yet emerged, even on how to interpret the theory of a free, quantized, real scalar field” [Healey,

2007, p. 203]. And, “There is no agreement as to what object or objects a quantum field theory purports to describe, let alone what their basic properties would

be” [Healey, 2007, p. 221].

Foundations of physics (FoP) doesn't spend much time on this subject. FoP's attitude is that the weird/fun stuff is in QM, the only mysteries about QFT are technical, e.g., Haag's theorem, so FoP deals almost exclusively with QM. In my 24 years of attending FoP conferences and talks, I don't remember even one presentation on QFT issues. I'm very interested in your interpretation of QFT, as you know, because it looks to fill in technical gaps with my interpretation of QFT. With your help, I'll figure it out :-)

In the first 5 chapters, Adam has focused on the history of the Copenhagen interpretation (in its many variations) and why we're stuck with it now. His coverage of interpretational issues of QM has been sparse to this point. Based on reviews I've read, I'm assuming he'll plug those holes in part 3 of the book.

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