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Foundations of Physics

, Volume 3, Issue 4, pp 457–458 | Cite as

On Bub's misunderstanding of Bell's locality argument

  • S. Freedman
  • E. Wigner
Article

Abstract

Bub's criticism of Bell's locality postulate is discussed. The locality postulate is explained, and it is shown that Bub is in fact arguing against a class of theories which are subject to stronger restrictions than this postulate, and therefore his “refutation” of the latter is misleading.

Keywords

Strong Restriction Locality Argument 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Freedman
    • 1
  • E. Wigner
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentPrinceton UniversityPrinceton

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