# Immanent Powers versus Causal Powers (Propensities, Latencies and Dispositions) in Quantum Mechanics

@article{Ronde2017ImmanentPV, title={Immanent Powers versus Causal Powers (Propensities, Latencies and Dispositions) in Quantum Mechanics}, author={Christian de Ronde}, journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics}, year={2017} }

In this paper we compare two different notions of 'power', both of which attempt to provide a realist understanding of quantum mechanics grounded on the potential mode of existence. For this propose we will begin by introducing two different notions of potentiality present already within Aristotelian metaphysics, namely, irrational potentiality and rational potentiality. After discussing the role played by potentiality within classical and quantum mechanics, we will address the notion of causal…

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