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Michael Esfeld
University of Lausanne
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The paper argues that a causal explanation of the correlated outcomes of EPR-type experiments is desirable and possible. It shows how Bohmian mechanics and the GRW mass density theory offer such an explanation in terms of a non-local common cause
Keywords Bell’s theorem  Bohmian mechanics  EPR experiment  GRW mass density theory  Local causality  Non-local causes
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The Ontology of Bohmian Mechanics.M. Esfeld, D. Lazarovici, Mario Hubert & D. Durr - 2014 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 65 (4):773-796.

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