On Noncontextual, Non-Kolmogorovian Hidden Variable Theories∗

  title={On Noncontextual, Non-Kolmogorovian Hidden Variable Theories∗},
  author={Benjamin Feintzeig and Samuel C. Fletcher},
One implication of Bell’s theorem is that there cannot in general be hidden variable models for quantum mechanics that both are noncontextual and retain the structure of a classical probability space. Thus, some hidden variable programs aim to retain noncontextuality at the cost of using a generalization of the Kolmogorov probability axioms. We generalize a theorem of Feintzeig (2015) to show that such programs are committed to the existence of a finite null cover for some quantum mechanical… CONTINUE READING


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