The Notion of Locality in Relational Quantum Mechanics

@article{MartinDussaud2018TheNO,
  title={The Notion of Locality in Relational Quantum Mechanics},
  author={Pierre Martin-Dussaud and Carlo Rovelli and Federico Zalamea},
  journal={Foundations of Physics},
  year={2018},
  volume={49},
  pages={96-106}
}
The term ‘locality’ is used in different contexts with different meanings. There have been claims that relational quantum mechanics is local, but it is not clear then how it accounts for the effects that go under the usual name of quantum non-locality. The present article shows that the failure of ‘locality’ in the sense of Bell, once interpreted in the relational framework, reduces to the existence of a common cause in an indeterministic context. In particular, there is no need to appeal to a… Expand
Comment on “The Notion of Locality in Relational Quantum Mechanics”
  • J. Pienaar
  • Philosophy, Physics
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  • 2019
A recent paper [P. Martin-Dussaud, C. Rovelli, F. Zalamea, arXiv:1806.08150] has given a lucid treatment of Bell's notion of local causality within the framework of the relational interpretation ofExpand
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