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Epistemic and Ontic Quantum Realities

Atmanspacher, Harald and Primas, Hans (2002) Epistemic and Ontic Quantum Realities. [Preprint]


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Quantum theory has provoked intense discussions about its interpretation since its pioneer days. One of the few scientists who have been continuously engaged in this development from both physical and philosophical perspectives is Carl Friedrich von Weizsaecker. The questions he posed were and are inspiring for many, including the authors of this contribution. Weizsaecker developed Bohr's view of quantum theory as a theory of knowledge. We show that such an epistemic perspective can be consistently complemented by Einstein's ontically oriented position.

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Item Type: Preprint
Atmanspacher, Harald
Primas, Hans
Keywords: ontic and epistemic descriptions, individual and statistical descriptions, quantum measurement, quantum entanglement, realism
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
General Issues > Realism/Anti-realism
General Issues > Reductionism/Holism
Depositing User: Gundel Jaeger
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2002
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:11
Item ID: 938

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