Cartwright’s Models are Not Adequate for EPR

  • Jacek Cachro
  • Tomasz Placek
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 320)


We assess Cartwright’s models for probabilistic causality, and in particular, her models for EPR-like experiments of quantum mechanics. We show that her models for the EPR are mathematically incorrect and physically implausible. Finally, we argue that her models are not adequate for EPR-phenomena, since they ignore modal and spatiotemporal aspects inherent in their setup.


Bell Inequality Causal Story Complete Partition Quantum Mechanical Probability Propositional Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacek Cachro
    • 1
  • Tomasz Placek
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Philosophythe Jagiellonian UniversityKrakówPoland

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