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Jeffrey Bub

Jeffrey Bub studied physics with David Bohm at Birkbeck College and philosophy of science with Karl Popper and Imre Lakatos at the London School of Economics. He has published numerous articles in scientific and scholarly journals on the conceptual foundations of quantum mechanics and is the author of Interpreting the Quantum World (Cambridge University Press, 1997), which won the prestigious Lakatos Award in 1998 for providing a unified reconstruction and systematic assessment of quantum mechanics, and Bananaworld: Quantum Mechanics for Primates (Oxford University Press, 2016). He has held visiting appointments at Princeton, Yale, Tel Aviv University, the University of California at Irvine, the Center for the Philosophy of the Natural and Social Sciences at the London School of Economics, the University of California at San Diego, and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Canada, and is currently Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland.