Foundations of Physics

, Volume 44, Issue 12, pp 1357–1368

Physical Properties as Modal Operators in the Topos Approach to Quantum Mechanics


DOI: 10.1007/s10701-014-9842-9

Cite this article as:
Freytes, H., Domenech, G. & de Ronde, C. Found Phys (2014) 44: 1357. doi:10.1007/s10701-014-9842-9


In the framework of the topos approach to quantum mechanics we give a representation of physical properties in terms of modal operators on Heyting algebras. It allows us to introduce a classical type study of the mentioned properties.


Intuitionistic quantum logic Quantum phase spaces Modal operators 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di FilosofiaUniversità di CagliariCagliariItaly
  2. 2.Departamento de MatemáticaUNR-CONICETRosarioArgentina
  3. 3.Instituto de Filosofía “Dr. Alejandro Korn”UBA-CONICETBuenos AiresArgentina
  4. 4.Center Leo Apostel (CLEA) - Brussels Free UniversityBrusselsBelgium
  5. 5.Foundations of The Exact Sciences (FUND)Brussels Free UniversityBrusselsBelgium

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