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The Quantum Liar Experiment in Cramer's Transactional Interpretation

Kastner, Ruth (2009) The Quantum Liar Experiment in Cramer's Transactional Interpretation. [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    Cramer's Transactional Interpretation (TI) is applied to the ``Quantum Liar Experiment'' (QLE). It is shown how some apparently paradoxical features can be explained naturally, albeit nonlocally (since TI is an explicitly nonlocal interpretation). At the same time, it is proposed that in order to preserve the elegance and economy of the interpretation, it may be necessary to consider offer and confirmation waves as propagating in a ``higher space'' of possibilities.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Keywords: transactional interpretation, quantum paradoxes, entanglement, time symmetry
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
    Depositing User: Ruth E. Kastner
    Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2009
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:18
    Item ID: 4707
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/4707

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