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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
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/687115
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Real Dispositions in the Physical World
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Abstract

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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