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Summary and Outlook

  • Gábor Hofer-SzabóEmail author
  • Péter Vecsernyés
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Philosophy book series (BRIEFSPHILOSOPH)

Abstract

In this Chapter we summarize the main results of this book and investigate their philosophical consequences. We argue that embracing noncommuting “beables” in our ontology significantly extends our explanatory sources in accounting for correlations. We also examine what price we need to pay for abandoning classicality in order to preserve local causality.

Keywords

Noncommuting beables Noncommutative ontology 

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of PhilosophyResearch Centre for the HumanitiesBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Theoretical PhysicsWigner Research Centre for PhysicsBudapestHungary

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