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The Limits of Scientific Metaphysics: Lessons from Quantum Mechanics

Applicant Egg Matthias
Number 184011
Funding scheme Scientific Exchanges
Research institution Institut für Philosophie Universität Bern
Institution of higher education University of Berne - BE
Main discipline Philosophy
Start/End 01.01.2019 - 31.07.2019
Approved amount 18'500.00
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Keywords (4)

Scientific metaphysics; Quantum mechanics; Measurement problem; Meta-metaphysics

Responsible applicant and co-applicants


Quantum ontology without speculation
Egg Matthias (2021), Quantum ontology without speculation, in European Journal for Philosophy of Science, 11(1), 32.


Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
Centre for History and Philosophy of Science, University of Leeds Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
HPS Seminar Individual talk Stances and Doctrines in Scientific Metaphysics 22.05.2019 Leeds, Great Britain and Northern Ireland Egg Matthias;
HPS WiP Seminar Individual talk The Holy Grail of Quantum Metaphysics: Towards a Non-Speculative Realism about Quantum Mechanics 26.03.2019 Leeds, Great Britain and Northern Ireland Egg Matthias;
Philosophy of Physics Seminar Individual talk Dissolving the Measurement Problem Is Not an Option for the Realist 13.02.2019 Bristol, Great Britain and Northern Ireland Egg Matthias;