Outcome Dependence and Stochastic Einstein Nonlocality

  • Jeremy Butterfield
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 236)


Does the Bell experiment involve causation between mutually spacelike events? Notoriously, superluminal causation threatens causal paradoxes. Accordingly, several authors have concluded, with evident relief, that the answer is No. But I will argue that the answer is Yes: the Bell experiment does involve superluminal causation.


Quantum Theory Bell Inequality Spacelike Hypersurface Spacetime Region Causal Path 
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  • Jeremy Butterfield
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  1. 1.Cambridge UniversityUK

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