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Real Dispositions in the Physical World
Ian J. Thompson
The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
Vol. 39, No. 1 (Mar., 1988), pp. 67-79
Published by: Oxford University Press on behalf of The British Society for the Philosophy of Science
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/687115
Page Count: 13
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The role of dispositions in the physical world is considered. It is shown that not only can classical physics be reasonably construed as the discovery of real dispositions, but also quantum physics. This approach moreover allows a realistic understanding of quantum processes.
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