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A Loophole in Bell`s Theorem? Parameter Dependence in the Hess-Philipp Model

Myrvold, Wayne C. (2002) A Loophole in Bell`s Theorem? Parameter Dependence in the Hess-Philipp Model. [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    The hidden-variables model constructed by Karl Hess and Walter Philipp is claimed by its authors to exploit a "loophole" in Bell`s theorem; the claim is made by Hess and Philipp that the parameters employed in their model extend beyond those considered by Bell. Furthermore, they claim that their model satisfies Einstein locality and is free of any "suspicion of spooky action at a distance." Both of these claims are false; the Hess-Philipp model achieves agreement with the quantum-mechanical predictions, not by circumventing Bell`s theorem, but via Parameter Dependence.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Keywords: Quantum Mechanics, Bell`s Theorem
    Conferences and Volumes: [2002] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 18th Biennial Mtg - PSA 2002: Contributed Papers (Milwaukee, WI; 2002) > PSA 2002 Contributed Papers
    Depositing User: Program Committee
    Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2003
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:11
    Item ID: 1090
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/1090

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