Quantum Mechanics: An Empiricist View

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Index
Abelian 192 , 271 , 498
about 469 , 471
absolute 46 , 454 , 456
abstraction 36 , 461 , 481
acausal transition 128 , 241 , 245 , 249-50 , 252 , 260 , 277 , 288 , 335 , 338 , 365 , 493
Accardi, Luigi 119 , 120-1 , 488
Accardi's inequalities 119
acceptance 2-4 , 8 , 12 , 233
access 467 , 472
action at a distance 336 , 363-4 , 374 , 498
action by contact 82
additivity 56 , 101
Aerts, Dirk 121 , 193 , 432 , 491-2 , 496 , 500
aether 435
Aharoni, J. 48
Albert, David 252 , 492-3
Alexander, Samuel 452
angels 463-4
angular momentum 48 , 183-4 , 379
annihilation 439 , 441
Anselm, St 342
anticommutator 447
anti-haecceitism 500
anti-nominalism 484
anti-realism 15
antisymmetric 132see also vector
anti-unitary 179
apparatus, measurement 210 , 213
approximation 13-14 , 233
a priori 461
Aquinas, St Thomas 49 , 429-30 , 463-4 , 500
Aristotle 9 , 49 , 349 , 351-3 , 372 , 461-3
art 9-11
Aspect, A. 96-7 , 266 , 284 , 297 , 351 , 487
atomism 193-4
atom (lattice theory) 133
autonomy, hidden 89-93 , 97 , 124
axiom 5 , 29
axiomatizability 6-8 , 10-11 , 134 , 242
Axiom of Choice 55
Ayer, A. J. 480
Bach, Alexander 414 , 486 , 499
Ballentine, Leslie 298-9 , 496
Barnette, R. L. 432 , 500
baryon 376
basis 146
Bayer, D. 413-14
BE see statistics, Bose-Einstein
belief 2-4 , 12 , 16-17
Belinfante, F. J. 487 , 493
Bell, John 78 , 85 , 92 , 106-7 , 122 , 272 , 344 , 361 , 473 , 487-8
Bell's inequalities 24 , 85 , 93-4 , 97-100 , 102-4 , 106 , 112 , 119 , 120-5 , 153 , 266 , 268-9 , 272 , 287 , 344-5 , 348 , 354 , 359 , 368 , 370-2 , 432 , 488
Bell-Wigner polytope 488
Beltrametti, Enrico ix , 138 , 167 , 172 , 181 , 187 , 208 , 225 , 229-30 , 265-6 , 271 , 425 , 488 , 490-2 , 494-6
Benford, Frank 60
Benign Cat Paradox 263-4
Bertrand, Joseph 57-8 , 485
bi-determinism 41 , 65
Birkhoff, Garrett 67-8 , 129 , 132 , 278 , 310 , 486
Bivalence, 283 , 290
Blokhintsev, D. I. 389 , 397-9 , 401-2 , 448
Blumenthal, L. M. 484
Bohr, Niels 98 , 109 , 241 , 243 , 268 , 356 , 497
Boltzmann, Ludwig 67 , 377
Boolean algebra 53 , 167 , 304-5 , 309
partial 305
Borel, Emile 54
Borel field 53-4
Borel function 153 , 155
Borel set 54-5
Born, Max 141 , 244 , 277 , 364

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