Wikipedia has claimed for over 3 years now that John von Neumann was the ‘first quantum Bayesian’. In context, this reads as stating that von Neumann inaugurated QBism, the approach to quantum theory promoted by Fuchs, Mermin and Schack. This essay explores how such a claim is, historically speaking, unsupported.
One contribution of 14 to a theme issue ‘Quantum foundations: information approach’.
- Accepted January 10, 2016.
- © 2016 The Author(s)