Concerning Dice and Divinity

  title={Concerning Dice and Divinity},
  • D.M.Appleby
  • Published 27 November 2006
  • Philosophy, Physics
Einstein initially objected to the probabilistic aspect of quantum mechanics - the idea that God is playing at dice. Later he changed his ground, and focussed instead on the point that the Copenhagen Interpretation leads to what Einstein saw as the abandonment of physical realism. We argue here that Einstein's initial intuition was perfectly sound, and that it is precisely the fact that quantum mechanics is a fundamentally probabilistic theory which is at the root of all the controversies… 
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