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Non-local common cause explanations for EPR

Egg, Matthias and Esfeld, Michael (2013) Non-local common cause explanations for EPR. [Preprint]

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Abstract

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.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Egg, Matthiasmatthias.egg@unil.ch
Esfeld, MichaelMichael-Andreas.Esfeld@unil.ch
Keywords: Bell’s theorem, Bohmian mechanics, EPR experiment, GRW mass density theory, local causality, non-local causes
Subjects: General Issues > Causation
General Issues > Explanation
Specific Sciences > Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: Matthias Egg
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2013 20:26
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2013 20:26
Item ID: 10126
Subjects: General Issues > Causation
General Issues > Explanation
Specific Sciences > Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Date: 9 December 2013
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/10126

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