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History of Quantum Mechanics or the Comedy of Errors

Jean Bricmont (IRMP, Universite catholique de Louvain) The goal of this paper is to explain how the views of Albert Einstein, John Bell and others, about nonlocality and the conceptual issues raised by quantum mechanics, have been rather systematically misunderstood by the majority of physicists. Full text    

Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (8)

Would Superluminal Influences Violate the Principle of Relativity ?  Philsci-Archive: No conditions. Results ordered -Date Deposited. on 2017-2-25 8:57pm GMT Peacock, Kent A. (2014) Would Superluminal Influences Violate the Principle of Relativity ? [Published Article or Volume] The Manipulability Account of Causation Applied to Typical Physical Systems  Philsci-Archive: No conditions. Results ordered -Date Deposited. on 2017-2-25 8:57pm GMT Vervoort, Louis... Read more →

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Information content of systems as a physical principle  PRA: Fundamental concepts on 2017-2-17 3:00pm GMT Author(s): L. Czekaj, M. Horodecki, P. Horodecki, and R. Horodecki To explain the conceptual gap between classical and quantum and other, hypothetical descriptions of the world, several principles have been proposed. So far, all these principles have not explicitly included the uncertainty relation. Here we... Read more →

Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (6)

Objective probability and the mind-body relation  ScienceDirect Publication: Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics on 2017-2-10 1:42pm GMT Publication date: Available online 9 February 2017 Source:Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics Author(s): Paul Tappenden Objective probability in quantum mechanics... Read more →

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The Significance of Non-Empirical Confirmation in Fundamental Physics  Philsci-Archive: No conditions. Results ordered -Date Deposited. on 2017-2-04 8:56pm GMT Dawid, Richard (2017) The Significance of Non-Empirical Confirmation in Fundamental Physics. [Preprint] On the Persistence of the Electromagnetic Field  Philsci-Archive: No conditions. Results ordered -Date Deposited. on 2017-2-03 8:38pm GMT Gomori, Marton and Szabo, Laszlo E. (2017) On the Persistence of... Read more →