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Quantum Formalism: Brief Epistemological Considerations

Michele Caponigro


We argue about a conceptual approach to quantum formalism. Starting from philosophical conjectures (Platonism, Idealism and Realism) as basic ontic elements (namely: math world, data world, and state of matter), we will analyze the quantum superposition principle. This analysis bring us to demonstrate that the basic assumptions affect in different ways: (a)the general problem of the information and computability about a system, (b)the nature of the math tool utilized and (c)the correspondent physical reality.

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