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Quantum Puzzles in the Metaworld of Heisenberg, Clauser, and Horne

Durham, Ian (2005) Quantum Puzzles in the Metaworld of Heisenberg, Clauser, and Horne. [Preprint]

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    This paper follows up on a recent pre-print (Durham [2005]) by first deriving a set theoretic relationship between the generalized uncertainty relations and the Clauser-Horne inequalities. The physical, metaphysical, and metamathematical implications and problems are then explored. The discussion builds on previous work by Pitowsky [1994] and suggests that there is a fundamental problem in quantum correlation that could potentially lead to a paradox. It leaves open the question of whether the problem is in experiment, theory, or phenomena.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Additional Information: Seeking constructive feedback!
    Keywords: Clauser-Horne inequalities; Heisenberg uncertainty principle; set theory; physical realism; mathematical realism
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Mathematics
    General Issues > Experimentation
    General Issues > Realism/Anti-realism
    Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
    Depositing User: Ian Durham
    Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2005
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:13
    Item ID: 2401
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2401

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