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Do any philosophers defend “Copenhagen + decoherence” but not objective collapse?

I'm curious whether philosophers of quantum mechanics (QM) take the following idea seriously: The Copenhagen interpretation makes sense when combined with decoherence theory. "Measurements" ...
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Why is a measured true value “TRUE”?

So, I am studying counts and errors currently...and, there is a concept of true value (the real value to which every other measured value is compared to). So, I had a question that why is the True ...
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What is the difference between Zeno's “Dichotomy” and Richardson's “Coast of England” paradox?

We assume, though I believe it can be debated, that Zeno's "Dichotomy" paradox is apparently "unreal." We can treat any given distance as the sum of an infinite regress of smaller ...
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References on philosophical aspects of experimental design

I am an engineer working in molecular neuroscience field, hence getting exposure in both solving practical problems (how to image fish brain) and molecular bio questions (do neurons X connect to ...