Foundations of Physics Letters

, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp 493–497 | Cite as

Factorization in retrocausality: a response to O. Costa de Beauregard

  • C. I. J. M. Stuart
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Abstract

Costa de Beauregard's reformulation of joint probability, in connection with retrocausality, reveals a mathematical paradox independent of time-reversal. That paradox is intrinsic to Bell's theorem and has a physical manifestation in the Orsay experiments.

Key words

retrocausality causality and independence Bell's theorem Orsay experiments 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. I. J. M. Stuart
    • 1
  1. 1.University of AlbertaEdmonton, AlbertaCanada

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