Prof. Dr. Peter Mittelstaedt (emerit.):
Aufsätze (Grundlagen der Physik, Wissenschaftstheorie, Logik) -
Articles (Foundations of Physics, Philosophy of Science, Logic)

  1. Untersuchungen zur Quantenlogik, Ber. Bay. Akad. d. Wiss. (1959), pp. 321-386.
  2. Über die Gültigkeit der Logik in der Natur, Naturwiss. 47 (1960), pp. 385-391.
  3. Quantenlogik, Fortschr. d. Phys. 9 (1961), pp 106-147.
  4. Logik und Quantenlogik, Physikalische Blätter 1 (1962), pp. 23-29.
  5. Der Begriff der Natur in der modernen Physik, in: Natur und Geist (1964), Klostermann, Frankfurt, pp. 52-62.
  6. Verborgene Parameter und beobachtbare Größen in physikalischen Theorien, Philosophia Naturalis X (1968), pp. 468-482.
  7. Quantenlogische Interpretation orthokomplementärer, quasimodularer Verbände, Z. Naturforsch. 25a, (1970), pp. 1773-1778.
  8. Der Theorienpluralismus in der Physik, in: A. Diemer (Hrsg.), Der Methoden- und Theorienpluralismus in den Wissenschaften (1971), Verlag Anton Hain, Meisenheim am Glan, pp. 185-191.
  9. Naturwissenschaft und Gesellschaft, Kölner Universitätsreden 43, Scherpe, Krefeld (1971), pp. 1-19.
  10. Die Sprache der Physik, in: H. P. Dürr (Hrsg.), Quanten und Felder, Festschrift für Werner Heisenberg, Vieweg-Verlag, Braunschweig (1971), pp. 27-49.
  11. Gibt es eine Geschichte der Physik?, Die wissenschaftliche Redaktion 7, Bibliographisches Institut, Mannheim (1972), pp. 40-48.
  12. Objektivierbarkeit, Quantenlogik und Wahrscheinlichkeit, in: E. Scheibe, G. Süßmann (Hrsg.), Einheit und Vielheit, Festschrift für C. F. von Weizsäcker, Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, Göttingen (1972), pp. 119-139.
  13. On the Interpretation of the Lattice of Subspaces of the Hilbert Space as a Propositional Calculus, Z. Naturforsch. 27 (1972), pp. 1358-1362.
  14. Über das Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Paradoxon, Z. Naturforsch. 29a (1974), pp.539-548.
  15. Operational Foundation of Quantum Logic (with E.-W. Stachow), Foundations of Physics 4 (1974), pp. 355-365.
  16. Der Wissenschaftsbegriff in der Physik, in: F. Rapp (Hrsg.): Der Wissenschaftsbegriff der Natur- und Geisteswissenschaften, Symposium der Leibniz-Gesellschaft, Hannover, Franz Steiner Verlag, Wiesbaden (1975), pp. 38-49.
  17. Erfahrung und Erkenntnis a-priori in der Physik, in: R. Haller (Hrsg.), Philosophie und Physik, Vieweg Verlag, Braunschweig (1975), pp. 7-14.
  18. Quantum Logic, in: Proceedings of the Fourth Biennal Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association, University of Notre Dame, 1974, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Vol. XXXII, D. Reidel Publishing Co., Dordrecht (1976), pp. 501-514.
  19. On the Applicability of the Probability Concept in Quantum Mechanics, in: The University of Western Ontario Series in the Philosophy of Science, Vol. 3, C. A. Hooker (ed.), D. Reidel Publishing Co., Dordrecht, Holland (1976), pp. 155-165.
  20. Zur Protophysik der klassischen Mechanik, in: G. Böhme (Hrsg.), Protophysik, Suhrkamp-Verlag, Frankfurt (1976), pp. 131-168.
  21. Time Dependent Propositions and Quantum Logic, Journ. of Phil. Logic 6 (1977), pp. 463-472.
  22. Quantum Logic, in: Problems on the Foundations of Physics, Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" 1977, North Holland Publishing Co., Amsterdam (1979), pp. 264-299.
  23. Die Erkenntnis der Natur, Gießener Universitätsblätter, Heft 1 (1977), pp. 7-15.
  24. Conventionalism in Special Relativity, Foundations of Physics 7 (1977), pp. 573-583.
  25. The Principle of Excluded Middle in Quantum Logic, Journ. of Phil. Logic 7 (1978), pp. 181-208.
  26. Objektivierbarkeit, Quantenlogik und Wahrscheinlichkeit, Alexander von Humboldt-Tagung, Kyoto 1978, Bonn (1979), pp. 327-336.
  27. The Metalogic of Quantum Logic, in: P. D. Asquith and I. Hacking (eds.), PSA 1978, Philosophy of Science Association, East Lansing, Michigan (1978), pp.249-256.
  28. The Modal Logic of Quantum Logic, Journ. of Phil. Logic 8 (1979), pp. 479-504.
  29. Der Dualismus von Feld und Materie in der Allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie, Einstein-Symposium, Berlin, Lecture Notes in Physics 100, Springer-Verlag, Berlin (1979), pp. 309-319.
  30. Protophysik und spezielle Relativitätstheorie, in: K. Lorenz (Hrsg.), Konstruktionen versus Positionen, Vol. I, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin (1979), pp. 290-310.
  31. Modalities in Quantum Logic, in: Abstracts of the 6th International Congress of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, Bönecke Druck, Clausthal (1979), pp. 112-116.
  32. Die Metalogik der Quantenlogik, in: P. Mittelstaedt und J. Pfarr (Hrsg.), Grundlagen der Quantentheorie, Bibliographisches Institut, Mannheim (1980), pp. 59-71.
  33. The Concepts of Truth, Possibility, and Probability in the Language of Quantum Physics, in: H. Neumann (ed.), Interpretations and Foundations of Quantum Theory, Bibliographisches Institut, Mannheim (1981), pp. 70-94.
  34. Classification of Different Areas of Work Afferent to Quantum Logic, in: E. Beltrametti and Bas C. van Fraassen (eds.), Current Issues in Quantum Logic, Plenum Publ. Co., New York (1981), pp. 3-16.
  35. The Dialogic Approach to Modalities in the Language of Quantum Physics, in: E. Beltrametti and Bas C. van Fraassen (eds.), Current Issues in Quantum Logic, Plenum Publ. Co., New York (1981), pp. 259-281.
  36. Relativistic Quantum Logic, Internat. Journal of Theoretical Physics 22, (1983), pp. 293-314.
  37. Analysis of the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Experiment by Relativistic Quantum Logic (with E.-W. Stachow), Internat. Journal of Theoretical Physics 22, (1983), pp. 517-540.
  38. Quantum Logic and Relativistic Space-Time, in: L. Castell and C. F. v. Weizsäcker (eds.), Quantum Theory and the Structure of Time and Space, C. Hanser Verlag, München (1983), pp. 54-81.
  39. Wahrheit, Wirklichkeit und Logik in der Sprache der Physik, Z. f. allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie XIV/1 (1983), pp. 24-45.
  40. Naming and Identity in Quantum Logic, in: Abstracts of the 7th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Vol. 4, Salzburg (1983), pp. 138-141.
  41. Analysis of the EPR-Experiment by Relativistic Quantum Logic, in: Proc. Int. Symp. Foundations of Quantum Mechanics, Tokyo (1983), pp. 251-255.
  42. Über die Bedeutung und Rechtfertigung der Quantenlogik, in: B. Kanitscheider (Hrsg), Moderne Naturphilosophie, Würzburg (1984), pp. 261-281.
  43. Information und Naturwissenschaft, Phys. Blätter 41 (1985), pp. 63-67.
  44. Constituting, Naming, and Identity in Quantum Logic, in: P. Mittelstaedt and E.-W. Stachow (eds.), Recent Developments in Quantum Logic, BI-Wissenschaftsverlag, Mannheim (1985), pp. 215-234.
  45. EPR-Paradox, Quantum Logic, and Relativity, in: P. Lahti and P. Mittelstaedt (eds.), Symposium on the Foundations of Modern Physics, World Scientific, Singapore (1985), pp. 171-186.
  46. Naming and Identity in Quantum Logic, in: P. Weingartner and G. Dorn (eds.), Foundations of Physics, Vienna (1986), pp. 139-161.
  47. Benennung und Identität in der Sprache der Physik, Z. f. allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie XVII (1986), pp. 265-294.
  48. Sprache und Realität in der modernen Physik, in: Akten des 10. Internationalen Wittgenstein Symposiums, Wien (1986), pp. 187-197.
  49. Empirism and Apriorism in the Foundations of Quantum Logic, Synthese 67 (1986), pp. 497-525.
  50. Quantum Logical Analysis of Delayed-Choice Experiments, in: Proc. 2nd Int. Symp. Foundations of Quantum Mechanics, Tokyo (1987), pp. 53-58.
  51. Unsharp Particle-Wave Duality in a Photon Split-Beam Experiment (with A. Prieur and R. Schieder), Foundations of Physics 17 (1987), pp. 891-903.
  52. Language and Reality in Quantum Physics, in: P. Lahti and P. Mittelstaedt (eds.), Symposium on the Foundations of Modern Physics, World Scientific, Singapore (1987), pp. 229-250.
  53. Sprache und Realität in der Quantenphysik, Philosphia Naturalis 25 (1988), pp. 363-385.
  54. Über die Bedeutung und Begründung der speziellen Relativitätstheorie, in: J. Audretsch und K. Mainzer (Hrsg.), Philosophie und Physik der Raum-Zeit, BI-Wissenschaftsverlag, Mannheim (1988), pp. 83-102.
  55. The Leibniz Principle in Quantum Logic (with R. Giuntini), Internat. Journal of Theoretical Physics 28 (1989), pp. 159-168.
  56. Simultaneous Unsharp Measurements of Complementary Observables in a Double Slit Experiment, in: Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics, Tokyo (1989), pp. 153-160.
  57. Objektivität und Realität in der Quantenphysik, in: J. Audretsch und K. Mainzer (Hrsg), Wieviele Leben hat Schrödingers Katze?, BI-Wissenschaftsverlag, Mannheim (1990), pp. 125-155.
  58. Die kosmologische Antinomie in der Kritik der reinen Vernunft und die moderne physikalische Kosmologie (mit I. Strohmeyer), Kantstudien (1990), pp. 145-169.
  59. The Interrelations between Language and Reality in Quantum Physics, La Nuova Critica, Serie I-II, 13-14 (1990), pp. 89-107.
  60. The Objectification in the Measuring Process and the Many Worlds Interpretation, in: P. Lahti and P. Mittelstaedt (eds.), Symposium on the Foundations of Modern Physics 1990, World Scientific, Singapore (1991), pp. 261-297.
  61. Chirality as a Quasi-Classical Property of Molecular Systems (with B. Fischer), Phys. Lett. A 147 (1990), pp. 411-416.
  62. An Inconsistency between Quantum Mechanics and its Interpretation: The Disaster of Objectification, in: Advances in Scientific Philosophy, Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of Science and Humanities 24 (1991), pp. 203-214.
  63. The Problem of Objectification in Quantum Mechanics (mit P. Busch), Foundations of Physics 21 (1991), pp. 889-904.
  64. Some Important Classes of Quantum Measurements and their Information Gain (with P. Busch and P. Lahti), J. Math. Phys. 32 (1991), pp. 2270-2775.
  65. Unsharp Particle-Wave Duality in Double-Slit Experiments, in: F. Selleri (ed.), Wave-Particle Duality, Plenum Press, New York (1992), pp. 169-186.
  66. Weak Objectification, Joint Probabilities and Bell Inequalities in Quantum Mechanics (with P. Busch and P. Lahti), Foundations of Physics 22 (1992), pp. 949-962.
  67. Testing Quantum Mechanics against a Full Set of Bell Inequalities (with P. Busch, P. Kienzler und P. Lahti), Phys. Rev. A 47 (1993), pp. 4627-4631.
  68. Das Problem der Objektivierung in der Quantenmechanik, in: B. Geyer, H. Herwig und H. Rechenberg (Hrsg.), Werner Heisenberg, Physiker und Philosoph, Spektrum Verlag, Heidelberg (1993), pp. 238-243.
  69. The Problem of Objectification in Quantum Mechanics and the Ignorance Interpretation, in: H.D. Doebner, W. Scherer and F.E. Schroeck, Jr. (eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd International Wigner Symposium, Goslar 1991, World Scientific, Singapore (1993), pp. 200-204.
  70. Quantum Measurements I. The Measuring Process and the Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics, Internat. Journal of Theoretical Physics 32 (1993), pp. 1763-1775.
  71. Measurement Induced Interrelations between Quantum Theory and its Interpretation, in: P. Busch, P. Lahti and P. Mittelstaedt (eds.), Symposium on the Foundations of Modern Physics 1993, World Scientific, Singapore (1993), pp. 269-280.
  72. The Constitution of Objects in Kant's Philosophy and in Modern Physics, in: P. Parrini (ed.), Kant and Contemporary Epistemology, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht (1994), pp. 115-129.
  73. Zur Quantentheorie der Messung (mit P. Busch), in: K. Mainzer und W. Schirmacher (Hrsg.), Quanten, Chaos und Dämonen, BI-Wissenschaftsverlag, Mannheim (1994), pp. 107-130.
  74. Die wechselseitigen Beziehungen zwischen der Quantentheorie und ihrer Interpretation, in: L. Krüger und B. Falkenburg (Hrsg.), Physik, Philosophie und die Einheit der Wissenschaften, Spektrum Verlag, Heidelberg (1995), pp. 97-117.
  75. Constitution of Objects in Classical Mechanics and in Quantum Mechanics, Internat. Journal of Theoretical Physics 34 (1995), pp. 1615-1626.
  76. Is Quantum Mechanics a Probabilistic Theory?, in: R.S. Cohen, M. Horne and J.J. Stachel (Eds.), Potentiality, Entanglement and Passion-at-a-Distance, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht (1997), pp. 159-175.
  77. Das ,Principium Identitatis Indiscernibilium' in der Physik (mit E. Castellani), in: M. Astroh, D. Gerhardus und G. Heintzmann (Hrsg.), Dialogisches Handeln, Spektrum Verlag, Heidelberg (1997), pp. 19-31.
  78. The Emergence of Statistical Laws in Quantum Physics, in: M. Ferrero and A. van der Merwe (eds.), New Developments on Fundamental Problems in Quantum Physics, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht (1997), pp. 265-274.
  79. Unifying Quantum Mechanics and its Interpretation, in: B. Falkenburg und W. Muschick (eds.), Models, Theories, and Disunity in Physics, Philosophia Naturalis 35 (1998), pp. 127-151.
  80. Pragmatische Aspekte einer universell gültigen Quantentheorie, in: P. Weingartner, G. Schurz und G. Dorn (eds), The Role of Pragmatics in Contemporary Philosophy, Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, Wien (1998), pp. 254-264.
  81. Individual Objects, Kinds, and the Identity of Indiscernibles in Physics, in: R. Pratesi and L. Ronchi (eds.), Conference Proceedings Vol. 60, Waves, Information and Foundations of Physics, Società Italiana di Fisica, Bologna (1998), pp. 239-259.
  82. Can EPR-Correlations be Used for the Transmission of Superluminal Signals?, Ann. Phys. (Leipzig) 7 (1998), pp. 710-715.
  83. The Problem of Individuals from Greek Thought to Quantum Mechanics, in: Victor Gómez Pin (ed.), III. International Ontology Congress, San Sebastian (1998), pp. 83-97.
  84. Individualistic versus Statistical Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics, in: M.L. Dalla Chiara, R. Giuntini and F. Laudisa (eds.), Language, Quantum, Music, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht (1999), pp. 231-239.
    As Individualistic and Statistical Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics also in: Evandro Agazzi and Massimo Pauri (eds.), The Reality of the Unobservable: Observability, Unobservability and Their Impact on the Issue of Scientific Realism, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht (2000), pp. 317-328.
  85. Sprache und Wirklichkeit in der Quantenphysik, in: H. E. Wiegand (Hrsg.), Sprache und Sprachen in den Wissenschaften, Geschichte und Gegenwart, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin (1999), pp. 64-88.
  86. What if there are Superluminal Signals?, Eur. Phys. J. B 13 (2000), pp. 353-355.
  87. Universell und inkonsistent? - Quantenmechanik am Ende des 20. Jahrhunderts, Physikalische Blätter 56 (2000), Nr.12, pp. 65-68.
  88. Leibniz's Principle, Physics, and the Language of Physics (with E. Castellani), Foundations of Physics 30 (2000), pp. 1587-1604.
  89. Apriorische Strukturen der Quantenmechanik, Philosophia Naturalis 37 (2000), pp. 455-473.
  90. The Problem of Decoherence and the EPR-Paradox, in: Ph. Blanchard et al. (eds.), Decoherence: Theoretical, Experimental and Conceptual Problems, Lecture Notes in Physics Vol. 538, Springer, Berlin (2000), pp. 149-159.
  91. Quantum Mechanics without Probabilities, in: M. Rédei and M. Stöltzner (eds.), John von Neumann and the Foundation of Quantum Physics, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht (2001), pp. 189-200.
  92. What if Quantum Mechanics is Universally Valid?, in: E. Agazzi and J. Faye (eds.), The Problem of the Unity of Science, World Scientific, Singapore (2001), pp. 177-188.
  93. Quantum Logic and the Problem of Decoherence, in: T. Gonis and P. Turchi (eds.), Decoherence and its Implications in Quantum Computation and Information Transfer, IOS Press, Amsterdam (2001), pp. 121-136.
  94. Die Bedeutung physikalischer Erkenntnisse für die Theologie, in: P. Weingartner (Hrsg.), Evolution als Schöpfung, W. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart (2001), pp. 135-148.
  95. Universality and Consistency in Quantum Mechanics - New Problems of an Old Theory, in: Carmen Mataix and Andrés Rivadulla (eds.), Física Cuántica y Realidad, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2002), pp. 197-213.
  96. Universalität und Inkonsistenz, in: Michael Astroh (Hrsg.), Grenzen Rationaler Orientierung, Georg Olms Verlag, Hildesheim (2003), pp. 1-21.
  97. Interpreting Quantum Mechanics - in the Light of Quantum Logic, in: L. Castell and O. Ischebeck (eds.), Time, Quantum, Information, Springer, Berlin (2003), pp. 281-290.
  98. Hätte Newton die Relativitätstheorie finden können?, in: W. Buschlinger und Christoph Lütge (Hrsg.), Kaltblütig: Philosophie von einem rationalen Standpunkt, S. Hirzel Verlag, Stuttgart (2003), pp. 221-240.
  99. Der Objektbegriff bei Kant und in der gegenwärtigen Physik, in: Dietmar H. Heidemann und Kristina Engelhard (Hrsg.), Warum Kant heute?, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin (2004), pp. 207-230.
  100. On Possible Relations between Physics and Theology, in: W. Löffler and P. Weingartner (eds.), 'Knowledge and Belief', Proceedings of the 26th International Wittgenstein Symposium, 2003, öbv & hpt, Wien (2004), pp. 329-338.
  101. Does Quantum Physics Require a New Logic?, in: Paul Weingartner (ed.), Alternative Logics. Do Sciences Need Them?, Springer, Berlin (2004), pp. 269-284.
  102. Quantum Logic and Decoherence, Internat. Journal of Theoretical Physics 43 (2004), pp. 1343-1354.
  103. Interpretationsprobleme der Quantenmechanik, Philosophia Naturalis 41 (2004), pp. 227-244.
  104. Causality in Physics, in: M. Stöltzner und P. Weingartner (Hrsg.), Formale Teleologie und Kausalität in der Physik, Mentis, Paderborn (2005), pp. 262-280.
  105. Quantum Physics and Classical Physics - in the Light of Quantum Logic, Internat. Journal of Theoretical Physics 44 (2005), pp. 771-781. See also: quant-ph/0211021.
  106. Operational Approach to a Logic of Quantum Physics, in: E. Agazzi and Ch. Thiel (eds.), Operations and Constructions in Science, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the International Academy of the Philosophy of Science, Erlangen, 17.-19.09.2004, Erlanger Forschungen, Reihe A, Band 111, Erlangen (2006), pp. 41-58.
  107. Intuitiveness and Truth in Modern Physics, in: E. Carson and R. Huber (eds.), Intuition and the Axiomatic Method, The Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science, Springer, Dordrecht (2006), pp. 251-266.
  108. Einstein's Objections against Quantum Mechanics, Physics and Philosophy, Open Access Online Journal (2006), https://eldorado.uni-dortmund.de/handle/2003/22995, pp. 1-15.
  109. Einsteins Kritik an der Quantenmechanik, in: Günter Abel (Hrsg.), Kreativität (Kolloquienbeiträge), XX. Deutscher Kongreß für Philosophie, Felix Meiner Verlag, Hamburg (2006), pp. 574-589.
  110. Quantum Logic versus Alternative Approaches, Physics and Philosophy, Open Access Online Journal (2007), https://eldorado.uni-dortmund.de/handle/2003/24420, pp. 1-6.
  111. Planck's Constant in the Light of Quantum Logic, Internat. Journal of Theoretical Physics 47 (2008), pp. 104-113.
  112. Über eine rationale Rekonstruktion der Quantenmechanik, in: P. Bernhard und V. Peckhaus (Hrsg.), Methodisches Denken im Kontext, Mentis, Paderborn (2008), pp. 303-314.
  113. Concepts of Time in Physics and Cosmology, in: Evandro Agazzi (ed.), Time in Different Scientific Approaches, Fascicoli speciali di Epistemologia / Special Issues of Epistemologia 14 (2008), pp. 113-141.
  114. Quantum Holism, Superluminality, and Einstein Causality, Physics and Philosophy, Open Access Online Journal (2008), http://hdl.handle.net/2003/25801, pp. 1-15.
  115. Kant's Theory of Arithmetic: A Constructive Approach? (with Kristina Engelhard), J. Gen. Philos. Sci. 39 (2008), pp. 245-271.
  116. The Constitution of Objects in Classical Physics and in Quantum Physics, in: M. Bitbol et al. (eds.), Constituting Objectivity, Springer (2009), pp. 169-181.
  117. Cognition versus Constitution of Objects: From Kant to Modern Physics, Foundations of Physics 39 (2009), pp. 847-859.
  118. Hernán Pringe: Critique of the Quantum Power of Judgement. A Transcendental Foundation of Quantum Objectivity (Book Review), J. Gen. Philos. Sci. 40 (2009), pp. 149-154.
  119. On the Meaning of the Constant “c” in Modern Physics, J. Gen. Philos. Sci. 41 (2010), pp. 45-53.
  120. Quantum Physics, Classical Physics, and the Philosophy of Mind, in: Evandro Agazzi and Giuliano Di Bernardo (eds.), Relations between Natural Sciences and Human Sciences, Fascicoli speciali di Epistemologia / Special Issues of Epistemologia 15 (2010), pp. 285-305.
  121. The Problem of Interpretation of Modern Physics, Foundations of Physics 41 (2011), pp. 1667-1676, online first: DOI 10.1007/s10701-011-9571-2.
  122. Explanation of physical phenomena by laws of nature, in: Epistemologia 35 (2012), pp. 234-246.
  123. Are the Laws of Quantum Logic Laws of Nature?, J. Gen. Philos. Sci. 43 (2012), pp. 215-222.
  124. Cosmic Time and the Evolution of the Universe, in: A. Nicolaidis and W. Achtner (eds.), The Evolution of Time: Studies of Time in Science, Anthropology, Theology, Bentham ebooks (2013), pp. 29-50,
    DOI: 10.2174/97816080544421130101.

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