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Suárez, Mauricio

Probabilities, Causes and Propensities in Physics

Suárez, Mauricio - Probabilities, Causes and Propensities in Physics, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Four Theses on Probabilities, Causes, Propensities
Mauricio Suárez

2. Probability and Time Symmetry in Classical Markov Processes
Guido Bacciagaluppi

3. Probability Assignments and the Principle of Indifference. An Examination of Two Eliminative Strategies
Sorin Bangu

4. Why Typicality Does Not Explain the Approach to Equilibrium
Roman Frigg

5. From Metaphysics to Physics and Back: the Example of Causation
Federico Laudisa

6. On Explanation in Retro-causal Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics
Joseph Berkovitz

7. Causal Completeness in General Probability Theories
Balazs Gyenis, Miklós Rédei

8. Causal Markov, Robustness and the Quantum Correlations
Mauricio Suárez, Iñaki San Pedro

9. Do Dispositions and Propensities Have a Role in the Ontology of Quantum Mechanics? Some Critical Remarks
Mauro Dorato

10. Is the Quantum World Composed of Propensitons?
Nicholas Maxwell

11. Derivative Dispositions and Multiple Generative Levels
Ian J. Thompson

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics, Quantum Physics, Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Synthese Library
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781402099045

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