Commutativity, Comeasurability, and Contextuality in the Kochen-Specker Arguments

Philosophy of Science 88 (3):483-510 (2021)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

I will argue that Kochen-Specker arguments do not provide an algebraic proof for quantum contextuality since, for the argument to be effective, operators must be uniquely associated with measur...

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 93,031

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Contextualism and Nonlocality in Quantum Mechanics.Michael William Kernaghan - 1995 - Dissertation, The University of Western Ontario (Canada)
Non-contextuality, finite precision measurement and the Kochen–Specker theorem.Jonathan Barrett & Adrian Kent - 2004 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 35 (2):151-176.
Non-contextuality, finite precision measurement and the Kochen–Specker theorem.Jonathan Barrett & Adrian Kent - 2004 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 35 (2):151-176.
Schütte's tautology and the Kochen-Specker theorem.Jeffrey Bub - 1996 - Foundations of Physics 26 (6):787-806.
Neutron Matter Wave Quantum Optics.Helmut Rauch - 2012 - Foundations of Physics 42 (6):760-777.

Analytics

Added to PP
2021-06-19

Downloads
25 (#654,023)

6 months
15 (#184,854)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Citations of this work

Two concepts of noncontextuality in quantum mechanics.Gábor Hofer-Szabó - 2022 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 93 (C):21-29.
Three noncontextual hidden variable models for the Peres-Mermin square.Gábor Hofer-Szabó - 2021 - European Journal for Philosophy of Science 11 (1):1-12.
Sequential Measurements and the Kochen–Specker Arguments.Gábor Hofer-Szabó - 2023 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 55 (1):29-42.

Add more citations

References found in this work

The Problem of Hidden Variables in Quantum Mechanics.Simon Kochen & E. P. Specker - 1967 - Journal of Mathematics and Mechanics 17:59--87.
Events and processes in the quantum world.Abner Shimony - 1986 - In Roger Penrose & C. J. Isham (eds.), Quantum Concepts in Space and Time. New York ;Oxford University Press. pp. 182--203.
Two concepts of noncontextuality in quantum mechanics.Gábor Hofer-Szabó - 2022 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 93 (C):21-29.
Three noncontextual hidden variable models for the Peres-Mermin square.Gábor Hofer-Szabó - 2021 - European Journal for Philosophy of Science 11 (1):1-12.
The problem of contextuality and the impossibility of experimental metaphysics thereof.Ronnie Hermens - 2011 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 42 (4):214-225.

View all 9 references / Add more references