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Quantum Nonlocality and Reality : 50 Years of Bell's Theorem, Hardback Book

Quantum Nonlocality and Reality : 50 Years of Bell's Theorem Hardback

Edited by Mary Bell, Shan Gao


Combining twenty-six original essays written by an impressive line-up of distinguished physicists and philosophers of physics, this anthology reflects some of the latest thoughts by leading experts on the influence of Bell's theorem on quantum physics.

Essays progress from John Bell's character and background, through studies of his main work, and on to more speculative ideas, addressing the controversies surrounding the theorem, and investigating the theorem's meaning and its deep implications for the nature of physical reality.

Combined, they present a powerful comment on the undeniable significance of Bell's theorem for the development of ideas in quantum physics over the past 50 years.

Questions surrounding the assumptions and significance of Bell's work still inspire discussion in the field of quantum physics.

Adding to this with a theoretical and philosophical perspective, this balanced anthology is an indispensable volume for students and researchers interested in the philosophy of physics and the foundations of quantum mechanics.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 458 pages, 22 Halftones, black and white; 25 Line drawings, black and white
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Philosophy of science
  • ISBN: 9781107104341



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