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Primitive Ontology and Laws of Nature
In this talk I would like to present and hopefully discuss a new take on the connection between ontology, laws of nature and properties in physics and metaphysics. This view has been inspired by the primitive ontology (PO) ...
Book Review of "Everywhere and Everywhen, Adventures in Physics and Philosophy"
(Notre Dame Philosophical Review, 2011-01)
Book Review of "Do We Really Understand Quantum Mechanics?"
(Notre Dame Philosophical Review, 2013-03)
Book Review of "The Road to Maxwell's Demon: Conceptual Foundations of Statistical Mechanics"
(Taylor and Francis, 2013)
Is the Transition from Classical to Quantum Mechanics Truly an example of a Kuhnian Revolution?
I argue that classical mechanics and quantum theories are not necessarily as radically different as they have been depicted so far. In fact whether we actually have a paradigm shift going from classical to quantum mechanics ...
Book Review of "Quantum Theory: A Philosopher's Overview"
(Taylor and Francis, 2011-01-06)
Given its general motivation, “Quantum Theory: a Philosopher's Overview” by Salvator Cannavo is a very interesting book. The fundamental question is: Can quantum mechanics be an explanatory theory? In a nutshell, his answer ...
Some Remarks on Wave Function Monism
Is wave function monism, the view that the wave function completely describes physical objects, a sensible view? GRW, one candidate to solve the measurement problem, might be taken to be an example of such view. I argue ...
On the Metaphysics of Quantum Mechanics