Mysteries Without Mysticism and Correlations Without Correlata: On Quantum Knowledge and Knowledge in General [Book Review]

Foundations of Physics 33 (11):1649-1689 (2003)


Following Niels Bohr's interpretation of quantum mechanics as complementarity, this article argues that quantum mechanics may be seen as a theory of, in N. David Mermin's words, “correlations without correlata,” understood here as the correlations between certain physical events in the classical macro world that at the same time disallow us to ascertain their quantum-level correlata

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Nonlocal Character of Quantum Theory.Henry P. Stapp - 1997 - American Journal of Physics 65:300.
Nonlocal Character of Quantum Theory?N. David Mermin - 1998 - American Journal of Physics 66:920.
Genuine Fortuitousness. Where Did That Click Come From?Ole Ulfbeck & Aage Bohr - 2001 - Foundations of Physics 31 (5):757-774.

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