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Essay Review of Tanya and Jeffrey Bub's Totally Random: Why Nobody Understands Quantum Mechanics: A Serious Comic on Entanglement

Cuffaro, Michael E. and Doyle, Emerson P. (2020) Essay Review of Tanya and Jeffrey Bub's Totally Random: Why Nobody Understands Quantum Mechanics: A Serious Comic on Entanglement. [Preprint]

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This is an extended essay review of Tanya and Jeffrey Bub's Totally Random: Why Nobody Understands Quantum Mechanics: A serious comic on entanglement. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press (2018), ISBN: 9780691176956, 272 pp., 7x10 in., 254 b/w illus., £18.99 / $22.95 (paperback). We review the philosophical aspects of the book, provide suggestions for instructors on how to use the book in a class setting, and evaluate the authors' artistic choices in the context of comics theory.


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Item Type: Preprint
Creators:
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Cuffaro, Michael E.mike@michaelcuffaro.com0000-0003-4477-5601
Doyle, Emerson P.emerson.p.doyle@gmail.com
Additional Information: This is the preprint version of an article published in the journal: Foundations of Physics
Keywords: Quantum mechanics, Entanglement, Physics textbooks, Comic book, information-theoretic interpretation
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Computation/Information > Quantum
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: Dr. Michael Cuffaro
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2021 03:18
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2021 03:18
Item ID: 18759
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10701-021-00423-2
DOI or Unique Handle: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10701-021-00423-2
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Computation/Information > Quantum
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Date: 2020
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/18759

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