Speakable and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics: Collected Papers on Quantum Philosophy

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Cambridge University Press, Jun 3, 2004 - Science - 248 pages
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John 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 This book includes all of John Bell's published and unpublished papers on the conceptual and philosophical problems of quantum mechanics, including two papers that appeared after the first edition was published.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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Bell's important papers on quantum philosophy with minor edits by the author and a useful introduction on how best to read the collection. Read full review

Review: Speakable and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics (Collected papers on quantum philosophy)

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Bell's important papers on quantum philosophy with minor edits by the author and a useful introduction on how best to read the collection. Read full review

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Distinguished physicist well known for his work on the conceptual foundations of quantum mechanics, who died in 1990.

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