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Causal Ubiquity in Quantum Physics

A Superluminal and Local-Causal Physical Ontology

Raphael Neelamkavil

A fixed highest criterial velocity (of light) in STR (special theory of relativity) is a convention for a layer of physical inquiry. QM (Quantum Mechanics) avoids action-at-a-distance using this concept, but accepts non-causality and action-at-a-distance in EPR (Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen-Paradox) entanglement experiments. Even in such allegedly «non-causal» processes, something exists processually in extension-motion, between the causal and the «non-causal». If STR theoretically allows real-valued superluminal communication between EPR entangled particles, quantum processes become fully causal. That is, the QM world is sub-luminally, luminally and superluminally local-causal throughout, and the Law of Causality is ubiquitous in the micro-world. Thus, «probabilistic causality» is a merely epistemic term.
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Chapter 3. The Law of Causality: Hume, Quine and Quantum Physics


Our procedure in the present book will be (1) to introduce (Chapters 3 to 6) the Law of Causality (that all is causal through and through) much in my own way and to show its relevance to be that it is already presupposed by most of physics and other sciences, (2) then with this background to discuss (Chapters 7 to 8) the traditional problems and issues of QM causality from the point of view of making causal scientific realism possible and showing the untenability of having a few parts of the universe non-causal and all others causal, and (3) to argue (Chapters 9 to 12) my way out of some of the paradoxes and irrationalities posed by a few somewhat ill-defined, unclear and unsubstantiated interpretations of traditional or recently developed experiments in QM and some notions in STR, so that (4) causality may be found to reign supreme (Chapters 13 to 14) also in the aspects of the QM world represented often by weirdness and irrationality.

I study some moments in the existing causal interpretations of occurrences in various thinkers. I suggest a more synthetic view of the Law of Causation, which in the end turns out to be a fully causal view of the macro- and micro-universe. The micro-universe’s QM-kind causation is merely brought forth in the following chapters in order to delve into the existing solutions of the problem of causation in QM.

For brevity’s sake, by ‘micro’ is generally meant in this work...

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