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Quantum Physics, Metaphysics, Theism: Interpretations, Ontologies, Theological Remarks

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Modern physics is based on two big pillars, the theory of relativity and quantum mechanics; the first describes the macro-cosmos, the second one the micro-cosmos. With the relativity we have witnessed a revolution of concepts of space and time, with quantum physics very unusual weird and out of any classical logic phenomena have been and are being discovered, with all implications at ontological level in relation to the nature of reality. The features of quantum mechanics are seen as puzzling, but also as a resource to be developed, rather than a problem to be solved. It gave rise not only to interpretative puzzles, but also to new concepts in computational environment and in information theory. In this paper, after a general introduction to quantum physics and its key concepts, I focus the attention on its various interpretations, on cosmological concepts like the creation of the universe, the concept of multiverse, the fine tuning, the intentionality, the quantum computation, the entanglement.
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  • University of Bolzano, Piazza Università 5, I-39100, Bolzano, Italy
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