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Understanding Quantum MechanicsDetlef Dürr and Dustin Lazarovici:
Understanding Quantum Mechanics. The World According to Modern Quantum Foundations.
Springer International Publishing, 2020.

ISBN 978-3-030-40068-2

Verstaendliche Quatenmechanik

Detlef Dürr and Dustin Lazarovici:
Verständliche Quantenmechanik. Drei mögliche Weltbilder der Quantenphysik.
Springer-Spektrum, 2018.

ISBN 978-3-662-55888-1

Contributions to:
Michael Esfeld and Dirk-André Deckert:
A minimalist ontology of the natural world.
Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Mathematics and Physics. Routledge, 2018.
ISBN 978-1-138-30730-8

Philosophy of Physics

  • Arrow(s) of Time without a Past Hypothesis. With Paula Reichert. In: V. Allori (ed.), Statistical Mechanics and Scientific Explanation: Determinism, Indeterminism, and Laws of Nature. World Scientific (2020).
  • Position Measurements and the Empirical Status of Particles in Bohmian Mechanics. Philosophy of Science, 87:3, 409-424. (2020). DOI: 10.1086/709412
  • On Boltzmann versus Gibbs and the Equilibrium in Statistical Mechanics. Philosophy of Science 86:4, 785-793, (2019). DOI: 10.1086/704983
  • Super-Humeanism: A starving ontology. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 64, pp. 79-86, (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.shpsb.2018.07.001
  • Observables and unobservables in quantum mechanics: How the no-hidden-variables theorems support the Bohmian particle ontology. With Andrea Oldofredi and Michael Esfeld. Entropy 20(5), Special Issue: Emergent Quantum Mechanics – David Bohm Centennial Perspectives, (2018). DOI: 10.3390/e20050381
  • Against Fields. European Journal for Philosophy of Science 8(2), pp. 145-170, (2018). DOI: 10.1007/s13194-017-0179-z.
  • From the universe to subsystems: Why quantum mechanics appears more stochastic than classical mechanics. With Andrea Oldofredi, Dirk-André Deckert and Michael Esfeld. Fluctuations and Noise Letters 15:03 (2016). DOI: 10.1142/S0219477516400022  (Preprint)
  • The Physics and Metaphysics of Primitive Stuff. With Michael Esfeld, Vincent Lam, and Mario Hubert. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 68, pp. 131-168, (2017). DOI: 10.1093/bjps/axv026  (Preprint)
  • Typicality, Irreversibility and the Status of Macroscopic Laws. With Paula Reichert. Erkenntnis 80, (2015). DOI: 1007/s10670-014-9668-z (Preprint)
  • Relativistic Interactions and the Structure of Time. In: A. von Müller, T. Filk (eds.), Re-Thinking Time at the Interface of Physics and Philosophy. On thinking Vol. 4, Springer, (2015).
  • The ontology of Bohmian mechanics. With Michael Esfeld, Mario Hubert, and Detlef Dürr. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 65 (4), (2014). DOI: 1093/bjps/axt019 (Preprint)
  • Lost in Translation: A Comment on ‚Noncommutative Causality in Algebraic Quantum Field Theory‘. In: Galavotti et al. (eds.) New Directions in the Philosophy of Science. The Philosophy of Science in a European Perspective, Vol. 5, Springer (2014).
  • Quantenphysik ohne Quantenphilosophie. With Detlef Dürr. In: M. Esfeld (ed.): Philosophie der Physik. Suhrkamp, Berlin, (2012).
  • Der Dialog des Demokrit. With Detlef Dürr. In: Nida-Rümelin and E. Özmen (eds.): Welt der Gründe. Proceedings des XXII. Deutschen Kongresses für Philosophie, Meiner Verlag, (2012).

Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

Mathematical Physics

  • A particle approximation for the relativistic Vlasov-Maxwell dynamics. Preprint: arXiv:1602.07251
  • A mean-field limit for the Vlasov-Poisson system. With Peter Pickl. Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis 225(3), pp. 1201-1231, (2017). DOI:10.1007/s00205-017-1125-0.
  • The Vlasov-Poisson dynamics as the mean-field limit of extended charges. Communications in Mathematical Physics, 347(1), 271-289, (2016). DOI: 10.1007/s00220-016-2583-1
  • Time Evolution in the external field problem of Quantum Electrodynamics. Diploma thesis, LMU München, (2011). Online version: arXiv:1310.1778