Bell’s Theorem and the Issue of Determinism and Indeterminism

@article{Esfeld2015BellsTA,
  title={Bell’s Theorem and the Issue of Determinism and Indeterminism},
  author={M. Esfeld},
  journal={Foundations of Physics},
  year={2015},
  volume={45},
  pages={471-482}
}
  • M. Esfeld
  • Published 2015
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • Foundations of Physics
The paper considers the claim that quantum theories with a deterministic dynamics of objects in ordinary space-time, such as Bohmian mechanics, contradict the assumption that the measurement settings can be freely chosen in the EPR experiment. That assumption is one of the premises of Bell’s theorem. I first argue that only a premise to the effect that what determines the choice of the measurement settings is independent of what determines the past state of the measured system is needed for the… Expand

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