Bell’s Theorem, Quantum Probabilities, and Superdeterminism

In Eleanor Knox & Alastair Wilson (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Physics. London, UK: Routledge (2022)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

In this short survey article, I discuss Bell’s theorem and some strategies that attempt to avoid the conclusion of non-locality. I focus on two that intersect with the philosophy of probability: (1) quantum probabilities and (2) superdeterminism. The issues they raised not only apply to a wide class of no-go theorems about quantum mechanics but are also of general philosophical interest.

Links

PhilArchive

External links

  • This entry has no external links. Add one.
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Philosophical Implications of Bell's Theorem.Niall Shanks - 1987 - Dissertation, University of Alberta (Canada)
Hidden Variables and Incompatible Observables in Quantum Mechanics.Benjamin Feintzeig - 2015 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 66 (4):905-927.
An inverse of bell's theorem.Kaj B. Hansen - 1995 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 26 (1):63 - 74.
Against 'Realism'.Travis Norsen - 2007 - Foundations of Physics 37 (3):311-340.

Analytics

Added to PP
2020-06-14

Downloads
802 (#17,738)

6 months
159 (#16,878)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Eddy Keming Chen
University of California, San Diego

Citations of this work

The Cosmic Void.Eddy Keming Chen - 2021 - In Sara Bernstein & Tyron Goldschmidt (eds.), Non-Being: New Essays on the Metaphysics of Nonexistence. Oxford University Press.
Aspects of Superdeterminism Made Intuitive.Louis Vervoort & Vitaly Nikolaev - 2022 - Foundations of Physics 53 (1):1-22.
Time's arrow and self‐locating probability.Eddy Keming Chen - 2021 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 105 (3):533-563.

Add more citations