The Common Cause Principle

  • Gábor Hofer-SzabóEmail author
  • Péter Vecsernyés
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Philosophy book series (BRIEFSPHILOSOPH)


In this chapter we turn to Reichenbach’s Common Cause Principle. The principle is generalized to the LPT framework and the status of the various Common Cause Principles in algebraic quantum field theory is investigated. Then we motivate the noncommutative generalization of the principle and compare the Common Cause Principle with Bell’s local causality.


Weak Strong and Commutative Noncommutative Common Cause Principles 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of PhilosophyResearch Centre for the HumanitiesBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Theoretical PhysicsWigner Research Centre for PhysicsBudapestHungary

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