Quantum Logic, Realism, and Value Definiteness

  title={Quantum Logic, Realism, and Value Definiteness},
  author={Allen Stairs},
  journal={Philosophy of Science},
  pages={578 - 602}
  • Allen Stairs
  • Published 1 December 1983
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Science
One of the most interesting programs in the foundations of quantum mechanics is the realist quantum logic approach associated with Putnam, Bub, Demopoulos and Friedman (and which is the focus of my own research.) I believe that realist quantum logic is our best hope for making sense of quantum mechanics, but I have come to suspect that the usual version may not be the correct one. In this paper, I would like to say why and to propose an alternative. 
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