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What interpretations break causality instead of locality?

  1. Mar 11, 2013 #1
    By Bell’s theorem, an interpretation of QM must break either locality or causality. Linked below is the only interpretation I know of that chooses to maintain locality. (I don't know many.) Do you know of any others?

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  3. Mar 11, 2013 #2


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    For a list of local approaches see
    https://www.physicsforums.com/blog.php?b=3622 [Broken]
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  4. Mar 11, 2013 #3
    Cool. Thanks.

    • Copenhagen - Copenhagen is local? I didn't know that.
    • many worlds - Many worlds is local? I didn't know that either.
    • superdeterminism - Sounds crazy but I'll read this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superdeterminism
    • backward causation - I assume the causally symmetric Bohm model counts as one of these. Otherwise I can't find this interpretation.
    • noncommutative hidden variables - I hear Joy Christian is a crackpot Bell denier.
    • Your solipsistic hidden variables - Cool. I'll have to read this one ... if I can
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  5. Mar 11, 2013 #4


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    Cramer's Generalized absorber theory and the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox:

    http://www.npl.washington.edu/npl/int_rep/gat_80/ [Broken]


    New Insights on Time-Symmetry in Quantum Mechanics
    by Yakir Aharonov, Jeff Tollaksen



    Relational Blockworld: Towards a Discrete Graph Theoretic Foundation of Quantum Mechanics
    by W.M. Stuckey, Timothy McDevitt, Michael Silberstein

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