Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, Vol 13, No 2 (2017)

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Non-Locality as a Fundamental Principle of Reality: Bell's Theorem and Space-Like Interconnectedness

Elizabeth A. Rauscher

Abstract


Two very significant principles with vast ramifications discovered in the 20th century are the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle and the Nonlocality Principles of the Einstein, Podolsky, Rosen (EPR) paradox. These aspects of quantum theory have major physical and philosophical implications. The fundamental bases of nonlocality in quantum theory lie in the EPR paradox, as well as other experiments that demand a nonlocal explanation for the phenomenon they display. The fundamental basis of nonlocality in the universe is fundamental to the properties of consciousness. We examined both micro and macroscopic nonlocality.


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