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  1. N. David Mermin (2009). It's About Time: Understanding Einstein's Relativity. Princeton University Press.
    "--Brian Greene, Columbia University "This book includes material that is intellectually innovative and comes as a surprise even to specialists in the field.
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  2. N. David Mermin (2009). Plane Geometry in Spacetime. In. In Wayne C. Myrvold & Joy Christian (eds.), Quantum Reality, Relativistic Causality, and Closing the Epistemic Circle. Springer. 327--347.
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  3. N. David Mermin (2005). What's Wrong with This Criticism. Foundations of Physics 35 (12):2073-2077.
    One of the endearing traits of Asher Peres is that when somebody publishes something he knows to be wrong, he does not bother to refute it, even if the paper criticizes his own work. Life is too brief for such frivolity. As a small 70th birthday present I would like to answer one such recent attack. It’s not much of a present, since Asher will not read my paper. Why should he? He already knows this criticism is nonsense. But somebody (...)
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  4. N. David Mermin (2003). Copenhagen Computation. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 34 (3):511-522.
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  5. N. David Mermin (1999). What Do These Correlations Know About Reality? Nonlocality and the Absurd. Foundations of Physics 29 (4):571-587.
    In honor of Daniel Greenberger's 65th birthday, I record for posterity two superb examples of his wit, offer a proof of an important theorem on quantum correlations that even those of us over 60 can understand, and suggest, by trying to make it look silly, that invoking “quantum nonlocality” as an explanation for such correlations may be too cheap a way out of the dilemma they pose.
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  6. N. David Mermin (1998). Nonlocal Character of Quantum Theory? American Journal of Physics 66:920.
     
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  7. N. David Mermin (1997). Quantum Theory: Concepts and Methods. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 28 (1):131-135.
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  8. N. David Mermin (1993). Hidden Variables and the Two Theorems of John Bell. Reviews of Modern Physics 65:803--815.
     
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  9. N. David Mermin (1990). What's Wrong with These Elements of Reality? Physics Today 43:9--11.
     
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  10. Anupam Garg & N. D. Mermin (1984). Farkas's Lemma and the Nature of Reality: Statistical Implications of Quantum Correlations. [REVIEW] Foundations of Physics 14 (1):1-39.
    A general algorithm is given for determining whether or not a given set of pair distributions allows for the construction of all the members of a specified set of higher-order distributions which return the given pair distributions as marginals. This mathematical question underlies studies of quantum correlation experiments such as those of Bell or of Clauser and Horne, or their higher-spin generalizations. The algorithm permits the analysis of rather intricate versions of such problems, in a form readily adaptable to the (...)
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  11. N. D. Mermin (1983). Pair Distributions and Conditional Independence: Some Hints About the Structure of Strange Quantum Correlations. Philosophy of Science 50 (3):359-373.
    Some statistical questions that arise in studies of Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen correlations are given precise and complete answers for a very simple but artificial set of pair distributions. Some recent results and conjectures about hidden variable representations of the more complex distributions that describe the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen experiment are examined in the light of the behavior of the simple model.
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  12. N. D. Mermin (1983). Review: The Great Quantum Muddle. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 50 (4):651 - 656.
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  13. N. D. Mermin (1983). The Great Quantum Muddle:The Open Universe Karl R. Popper; Quantum Theory and the Schism in Physics Karl R. Popper. Philosophy of Science 50 (4):651-.
  14. N. D. Mermin & Gina M. Schwarz (1982). Joint Distributions and Local Realism in the Higher-Spin Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Experiment. Foundations of Physics 12 (2):101-135.
    A method is given to determine whether or not the distribution functions describing the two spin measurements in the spin-s Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen experiment are compatible with the existence of distributions describing three spin measurements (not all of which can actually be performed). When applied to the spin-1/2 case the method gives the results of Wigner, or of Clauser, Holt, Horne, and Shimony, depending on whether or not the two-spin distributions are assumed to have the forms given by the quantum theory. Generalizations (...)
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  15. N. David Mermin (1981). Quantum Mysteries for Anyone. Journal of Philosophy 78 (7):397-408.
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  16. N. David Mermin (1968). Space and Time in Special Relativity. New York, Mcgraw-Hill.