Plural metaphysical supervaluationism

Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy (2021)
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Abstract

It has been argued that quantum mechanics forces us to accept the existence of metaphysical, mind-independent indeterminacy. In this paper we provide an interpretation of the indeterminacy involved in the quantum phenomena in terms of a view that we call Plural Metaphysical Supervaluationism. According to it, quantum indeterminacy is captured in terms of an irreducibly plural relation between the actual world and various misrepresentations of it.

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Robert Michels
Universidade de Lisboa
Cristian Mariani
Università degli Studi di Milano
Giuliano Torrengo
Università degli Studi di Milano

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