Speakable and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics: Collected Papers on Quantum PhilosophyJohn Bell, FRS was one of the leading expositors and interpreters of modern quantum theory. He is particularly famous for his discovery of the crucial difference between the predictions of conventional quantum mechanics and the implications of local causality, a concept insisted on by Einstein. John Bell's work played a major role in the development of our current understanding of the profound nature of quantum concepts and of the fundamental limitations they impose on the applicability of the classical ideas of space, time and locality. This book includes all of John Bell's published and unpublished papers on the conceptual and philosophical problems of quantum mechanics, including two papers that appeared after the first edition was published. The book includes a short Preface written by the author for the first edition, and also an introduction by Alain Aspect that puts into context John Bell's enormous contribution to the quantum philosophy debate. 
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Review: Speakable and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics (Collected papers on quantum philosophy)
User Review  GoodreadsJohn Bell was a true genius. It is a shame he is not better known to the general public the way Einstein, Schrödinger, and Bohr are. This volume reprints Bell's papers, so clearly written. He was a real master. Read full review
Review: Speakable and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics
User Review  Bob Finch  GoodreadsJohn Bell was a true genius. It is a shame he is not better known to the general public the way Einstein, Schrödinger, and Bohr are. This volume reprints Bell's papers, so clearly written. He was a real master. Read full review
Contents
On the problem of hidden variables in quantum mechanics  1 
On the EinsteinPodolskyRosen paradox  14 
The moral aspect of quantum mechanics  22 
Introduction to the hiddenvariable question  29 
Subject and object  40 
On wave packet reduction in the ColemanHepp model  45 
The theory of local beables  52 
Locality in quantum mechanics reply to critics  63 
de BroglieBohm delayedchoice doubleslit experiment and density matrix  111 
Quantum mechanics for cosmologists  117 
Bertlmanns socks and the nature of reality  139 
On the impossible pilot wave  159 
Speakable and unspeakable in quantum mechanics  169 
Beables for quantum field theory  173 
Six possible worlds of quantum mechanics  181 
EPR correlations and EPW distributions  196 
How to teach special relativity  67 
EinsteinPodolskyRosen experiments  81 
The measurement theory of Everett and de Brogttes pilot wave  93 
Free variables and local causality  100 
Atomiccascade photons and quantummechanical nonlocality  105 
Are there quantum jumps?  201 
Against measurement  213 
La nouvelle cuisine  232 
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