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# Quantum Non-Locality and Relativity: Metaphysical Intimations of Modern Physics

by
Tim Maudlin

Modern physics was born from two great revolutions: relativity and the quantum theory. Relativity imposed a locality constraint on physical theories: since nothing can go faster than light, very distant events cannot influence one another. Only in the last few decades has it become clear that the quantum theory violates this constraint. The work of J.S. Bell has demonstrat...more

Paperback, 281 pages

Published
February 11th 2002
by Blackwell Publishers
(first published January 1st 2002)

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For a full critical understanding--which I did not obtain--you should understand calculus to the point of partial derivatives and should also know probability notation. Without this, the gist of arguments can be understood by anyone who does not shy away from symbolic presentations and logic (assumi...more

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