Philosophy Compass 16 (4):e12731 (2021)

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Claudio Calosi
Université de Genève
Cristian Mariani
Institut Néel
Abstract
This paper explores quantum indeterminacy, as it is operative in the failure of value‐definiteness for quantum observables. It first addresses questions about its existence, its nature, and its relations to extant quantum interpretations. Then, it provides a critical discussions of the main accounts of quantum indeterminacy.
Keywords determinable‐based account of indeterminacy  metaphysical indeterminacy  metaphysical supervaluationism  quantum indeterminacy  quantum interpretations  representational indeterminacy
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DOI 10.1111/phc3.12731
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