David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Synthese 42 (1):155 - 165 (1979)
The modal interpretation of quantum mechanics has two variants: the Copenhagen variant (CV) and the anti-Copenhagen variant (ACV). Healey uses the Bell-Wigner locality condition to criticize the latter, which I do not advocate. 2 The conclusions of Healey's admirably written article are therefore welcome to me. But if I had wished to advocate the ACV, I do not think that his arguments would have dissuaded me. Specifically, as I shall explain, we should distinguish between Physical Locality and Metaphysical Locality. The first principle is unexceptionable, but Healey needs the second for his reductio. At the end I shall briefly indicate why I reject the ACV and advocate instead the Copenhagen variant
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Laura Ruetsche (2003). Modal Semantics, Modal Dynamics and the Problem of State Preparation. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 17 (1):25 – 41.
Henry Stapp (2006). Comments on Shimony's “An Analysis of Stapp's 'A Bell-Type Theorem Without Hidden Variables' ”. Foundations of Physics 36 (1):73-82.
Joseph Berkovitz & Meir Hemmo (2005). Modal Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics and Relativity: A Reconsideration. [REVIEW] Foundations of Physics 35 (3):373-397.
Frank Arntzenius (1994). Relativistic Hidden Variable Theories? Erkenntnis 41 (2):207 - 231.
Pieter E. Vermaas (1999). A Philosopher's Understanding of Quantum Mechanics: Possibilities and Impossibilities of a Modal Interpretation. Cambridge University Press.
Jeffrey Bub (1994). How to Interpret Quantum Mechanics. Erkenntnis 41 (2):253 - 273.
Miklos Redei (1991). Bell's Inequalities, Relativistic Quantum Field Theory and the Problem of Hidden Variables. Philosophy of Science 58 (4):628-638.
Geoffrey Hellman (1987). EPR, Bell, and Collapse: A Route Around "Stochastic" Hidden Variables. Philosophy of Science 54 (4):558-576.
William Boos (1996). Mathematical Quantum Theory I: Random Ultrafilters as Hidden Variables. Synthese 107 (1):83 - 143.
Adonai S. Sant'anna (2000). Elementary Particles, Hidden Variables, and Hidden Predicates. Synthese 125 (1-2):233 - 245.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads27 ( #140,944 of 1,793,096 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #280,900 of 1,793,096 )
How can I increase my downloads?