Response to Wiseman, Rieffel, and Cavalcanti on Bell’s 1964 Paper

Edward J. Gillis

Wiseman has claimed that Bell was wrong in stating that determinism was inferred rather than assumed in the summary of the EPR argument in his 1964 paper. The reply of Wiseman and his co-authors to my comment misstates my reasons for disputing this point, and fails to address the central criticism that their claim is based on a seriously flawed formalization of Bell’s argument that stems from an unreasonably strong interpretation of the the term, ‘influence’. Full text

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