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On how quantum mechanics uses indistinguishable states to express

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In the current thesis we argue that quantum mechanics is best understood as a classical theory in which each measurement hides a set of its states. Our aim will however not be to replace quantum mechanical theory by a classical theory of hidden states or to avoid any of its possibly unfavourable metaphysical implications by replacing the current paradigm by a different formulation of the theory. The current thesis on hidden variables is rather guided by the question of how quantum mechanical theory differs from classical mechanics than any attempt to overcome this difference. In contrast to the standard approach to hidden variables, we argue that quantum mechanics in its current formulation itself is best understood as a hidden states theory.