Skip to main content Accessibility help
  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: April 2019

7 - What Is the Quantum Face of Realism?

from Part II - Realism, Wave Function, and Primitive Ontology
Bohr, N. (1949). “Discussions with Einstein on epistemological problems in atomic physics,” pp. 200241 in Schilpp, P. A., Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist. Evanston: The Library of Living Philosophers.
Brown, H., Elby, A., and Weingard, R. (1996). “Cause and effect in the pilot-wave interpetation of quantum mechanics,” pp. 309319 in Cushing, J. T., Fine, A., and Goldstein, S. (eds.), Bohmian Mechanics and Quantum Theory: An Appraisal. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Carroll, S. (2013). “The most embarrassing graph in modern physics,”
Cushing, J. T. (1998). Philosophical Concepts in Physics: The Historical Relation between Philosophy and Scientific Theories. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Daumer, M., Dürr, D., Goldstein, S., Maudlin, T., Tumulka, R., and Zanghì, N. (2006). “The message of the quantum?,” pp. 129132 in Bassi, A., Dürr, D., Weber, T., and Zanghì, N. (eds.), Quantum Mechanics: Are There Quantum Jumps? and On the Present Status of Quantum Mechanics, AIP Conference Proceedings. College Park, Maryland: American Institute of Physics.
Folse, H. J. (1985). The Philosophy of Niels Bohr: The Framework of Complementarity. Amsterdam-Oxford: North-Holland.
Forman, P. (1971). “Weimar culture, causality, and quantum theory: Adaptation by German physicists and mathematicians to a hostile environment,” Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences, 3: 1115.
Forman, P. (1984). “Kausalität, Anschaullichkeit, and Individualität, or how cultural values prescribed the character and lessons ascribed to quantum mechanics,” pp. 333347 in Stehr, N. and Meja, V. (eds.), Society and Knowledge. New Brunswick-London: Transaction Books.
Howard, D. (1985). “Einstein on locality and separability,” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 16: 171201.
Kragh, H. (2002). Quantum Generations: A History of Physics in the Twentieth Century. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Ladyman, J. and Ross, D. (2007). Every Thing Must Go. Metaphysics Naturalized. Oxford-New York: Oxford University Press.
Ladyman, J. and Ross, D. (2013). “The world in the data,” pp. 108150 in Ross, D., Ladyman, J., and Kincaid, H. (eds.), Scientific Metaphysics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Maudlin, T. (2018). “The defeat of reason,” Boston Review,
Mill, J. S. (1843). “System of logic,” pp. 19631991 in Robson, J. M. (ed.), The Collected Works of John Stuart Mill. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.
Psillos, S. (1999). Scientific Realism: How Science Tracks Truth. London: Routledge.
Saunders, S., Barrett, J., Kent, A., and Wallace, D. (2010). Many Worlds? Everett, Quantum Theory, and Reality. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Schlosshauer, M., Kofler, J., and Zeilinger, A. (2013). “A snapshot of foundational attitudes toward quantum mechanics,” Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 44: 222230.
van Fraassen, B. (1980). Scientific Image. Oxford: Oxford University Press.