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The Case for Advanced Action

Huw Price

in Time's Arrow & Archimedes' Point

Published in print October 1997 | ISBN: 9780195117981
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199853045 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195117981.003.0009
The Case for Advanced Action

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John Bell was another notable figure in the field of physics, although he was perceived to have different views from Einstein and Bohr, tending mostly towards realistic views. His theorem states that the features of quantum physics are independent from the events or added elements that may be added or changed in the future. Thereby, it encourages man to savor the reality of quantum physics, with its realism and relativity, but we can assume that we are under the control of free will. This is in contrast to other philosophers and scholars, and it has defied all other teachings on this matter. The chapter probes into the advanced action proposal, and how it affects the perceptions of the state of the physical system and the true task of a scientist conducting an experiment.

Keywords: John Bell; relativistic views; quantum physics; free will; relativity

Chapter.  13748 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Science

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