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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 ...
What is Bohmian Mechanics
(Springer Netherlands, 2004-08)
Contrary to the widespread belief, the problem of the emergence of classical mechanics from quantum mechanics is still open. In spite of many results of the standard approach, it is not yet clear how to explain within ...
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