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Counterfactual Definiteness and Local Causation
Philosophy of Science
Vol. 49, No. 1 (Mar., 1982), pp. 43-50
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/186879
Page Count: 8
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Bell's Theorem is proved for locality and conservation formulated in terms of subjunctive conditionals with chance consequents, rather than the usual conditional probability formulation. This brings into sharp focus the minimal counterfactual assumptions needed for Bell's theorem.
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