Foundations of Physics

, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 357–371 | Cite as

The philosophy of Erwin Schrödinger: A diachronic view of Schrödinger's thoughts

  • Miguel Ferrero Melgar
Part V. Invited Papers Commemorating The Centenary Of The Birth Of Erwin Schrödinger


There is no agreement within the scientific community about the philosophy of Schrödinger. Some people think that he was a realist, while others defend him as an idealist. In this paper we study a number of Schrödinger's works and we show that the epithets of realist and idealist do not do him justice. Toward the end we conclude that it would be more adequate to place him in the trend known as the philosophy of immanence.


Scientific Community Defend Erwin Diachronic View 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miguel Ferrero Melgar
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  1. 1.Departamento de FísicaUniversidad de OviedoOviedoSpain

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