Mauro Dorato
Università degli Studi Roma Tre
Matteo Morganti
Università degli Studi Roma Tre
In this paper, we evaluate some proposals that can be advanced to clarify the ontological consequences of Relational Quantum Mechanics. We first focus on priority monism and ontic structural realism and argue that these views are not suitable for providing an ontological interpretation of the theory. Then, we discuss an alternative interpretation that we regard as more promising, based on so-called ‘metaphysical coherentism’, which we also connect to the idea of an event-based, or ‘flash’, ontology.
Keywords Relational quantum mechanics, Monism, Structural Realism, Coherentism
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