The Failure to Perform a Loophole-Free Test of Bell’s Inequality Supports Local Realism

@article{Santos2004TheFT,
  title={The Failure to Perform a Loophole-Free Test of Bell’s Inequality Supports Local Realism},
  author={Emilio Santos},
  journal={Foundations of Physics},
  year={2004},
  volume={34},
  pages={1643-1673}
}
  • E. Santos
  • Published 1 November 2004
  • Philosophy
  • Foundations of Physics
It is argued that the long standing failure to show an uncontroversial, loophole-free, empirical violation of a Bell inequality should be interpreted as a support to local realism. After defining realism and locality, this as relativistic causality, the performed experimental tests of Bell’s inequalities are commented. It is pointed out that, without any essential modification of quantum mechanics, the theory might be compatible with local realism. 
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