La noción de potencialidad ontológica en la interpretación modal de la mecánica cuántica

Autores

  • Christian de Ronde Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Center Leo Apostel y Foundations of the Exact Sciences

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1590/S1678-31662012000100006

Palavras-chave:

Mecánica cuántica, Posibilidad, Potencialidad ontológica

Resumo

In this article we attempt to discuss the notion of potentiality in the context of modal interpretations (MI) of quantum mechanics. For this purpose we shall analyze the meaning of the notion of quantum possibility in the orthodox formalism of quantum mechanics following the distinction between modal interpretations which start from metaphysical principles (MIMP) and modal interpretations which start from the mathematical formalism (MIMF). Within this context we discuss the importance of empiricist and realist positions, and propose to advance towards a position that we name metaphysical constructivism. Finally, we propose the introduction of the notion of ontological potentiality -based on the Aristotelian concept of rational potentiality- as a conceptual scheme which can allow us to provide a coherent account of the non-standard idea of possibility present within the MI.

Publicado

2012-01-01

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Ronde, C. de. (2012). La noción de potencialidad ontológica en la interpretación modal de la mecánica cuántica . Scientiae Studia, 10(1), 137-164. https://doi.org/10.1590/S1678-31662012000100006

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