Quantum Mechanics: Ontology Without Individuals
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- da Costa, N. & Lombardi, O. Found Phys (2014) 44: 1246. doi:10.1007/s10701-014-9793-1
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The purpose of the present paper is to consider the traditional interpretive problems of quantum mechanics from the viewpoint of a modal ontology of properties. In particular, we will try to delineate a quantum ontology that (i) is modal, because describes the structure of the realm of possibility, and (ii) lacks the ontological category of individual. The final goal is to supply an adequate account of quantum non-individuality on the basis of this ontology.