Are probabilism and special relativity incompatible?

Philosophy of Science 52 (1):23-43 (1985)

Abstract

In this paper I expound an argument which seems to establish that probabilism and special relativity are incompatible. I examine the argument critically, and consider its implications for interpretative problems of quantum theory, and for theoretical physics as a whole.

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Nicholas Maxwell
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