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RCH Institute of Philosophy



scientific advisor

Email: szabo.gabor at btk.mta.hu


List of publications


Research group


Philosophy of physics

Phone numbers
Room number


+36 1 224 6700/4169
Research area


Foundations of quantum mechanics, quantum logic, Bell theorems, probabilistic causality, Reichenbachian common cause principle, metaphysics of probability, philosophy and history of modern physics.

Research project


Rethinking the foundations of probability, causality, and contextuality: applications in physics and beyond. (NKFIH K134275)



Philosophy of quantum mechanics, philosophy and history of probability and causality, foundations of statistical physics, logic, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science.

Selected publications from the last five years


(2021). Hofer-Szabó G., "Three noncontextual hidden variable models for the Peres-Mermin square," European Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 11, 30. (PhilSci)

(2021). Hofer-Szabó G., "Commutativity, comeasurability, and contextuality in the Kochen-Specker arguments," Philosophy of Science (forthcoming). (PhilSci)

(2020). Hofer-Szabó G., "On the three types of Bell's inequality," in Orly Shenker, Meir Hemmo (eds.) Quantum, Probability, Logic: The Work and Infuence of Itamar Pitowsky, Berlin: Springer, 353-374. (quant-ph)

(2019). Hofer-Szabó G., "Quantum mechanics as a noncommutative representation of classical conditional probabilities," Journal of Mathematical Physics, 60, 062106. (quant-ph)

(2018). Hofer-Szabó, G., P. Vecsernyés, Quantum Theory and Local Causality, Dordrecht: Springer Brief (2018). Springer



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