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Papers Archive Reviews

Review of F.J. Belinfante, 'Measurement and Time Reversal in Objective Quantum Theory' (1975), in British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 30, 187-191 (1979).
H.R.B. and M.L.G. Redhead: 'A critique of the disturbance theory of indeterminacy in quantum mechanics', Foundations of Physics 11, 1-20 (1981).
'O debate Einstein-Bohr na mecânica quântica' (The Einstein-Bohr debate in quantum mechanics) Cadernos de História e Filosofia da Ciência (Brazil) 2, 59-81 (1981).
'The strange nature of quantum reality' (in Portuguese), Ciência Hoje (Brazil) 2, 24-31 (1983).

H.R.B. and R. Martins: 'de Broglie's relativistic phase waves and wave groups', American Journal of Physics 52, 1130-1140 (1984).
J. Bub and H.R.B., 'Curious properties of quantum ensembles which have been both preselected and post-selected', Physical Review Letters 56, 2337-2340 (1986).
'The insolubility proof of the quantum measurement problem', Foundations of Physics16, 857-870 (1986).
Review of J. Hendry, 'The creation of quantum mechanics and the Bohr-Pauli debate' (1984), in British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 37, 497-506 (1986).
'The problem of measurement in quantum mechanics: an evaluation of existing insolubility proofs' (in Portuguese), Cadernos de História e Filosofia da Ciência (Brazil) 9, 5-33 (1986).
Review of A. Fine, 'The shaky game. Einstein, realism and the quantum theory', in American Journal of Physics 56, 571-573 (1988).
G. Svetlichny, M. Redhead, H.R.B. and J. Butterfield: 'Do the Bell inequalities require the existence of joint probability distributions?', Philosophy of Science 55, 387-401 (1988).
S. Foster and H.R.B.: 'On a recent attempt to define the interpretation basis in the many worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics', International Journal of Theoretical Physics 27, 1507-1531 (1988).
'Discussion: Does the principle of relativity imply Winnie's (1970) equal passage times principle?', Philosophy of Science 57, 313-324 (1990).
H.R.B. and G. Svetlichny: 'Nonlocality and Gleason's Lemma. Part I Deterministic Theories', Foundations of Physics 20, 1379-1387 (1990).
'Nonlocality in quantum mechanics', The Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volume LXV, 141-159 (1991).
S. Saunders and H.R.B.: 'Reflections on Ether', in S. Saunders and H. Brown (eds.) The Philosophy of Vacuum, Clarendon Press 1991, Oxford, pp. 27-63.
P. Kaloyerou and H.R.B.: 'On neutron interferometer partial absorption experiments', Physica B 176, 78-92 (1992).
H.R.B., J. Summhammer, R. Callaghan and P. Kaloyerou: 'Neutron interferometry with antiphase modulation', Physics Letters A, 163, 21-25 (1992).
R. Sypel and H.R.B.: 'When is a Physical Theory Relativistic?', PSA 1992, Volume 1 (Proceedings of the 1992 Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association), D. Hull, M. Forbes and K. Okruhlik (eds.), Philosophy of Science Association, East Lansing, Michigan 1992; pp. 507-514.
'Bell's other theorem and its connection with nonlocality. Part I' in Bell's Theorem and the Foundations of Modern Physics, A. van der Merwe, F. Selleri and G. Tarozzi (eds.), World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore, 1992; pp. 104-116.
'Correspondence, Invariance and Heuristics in the Emergence of Special Relativity', in S. French and H. Kamminga (eds.), Correspondence, Invariance and Heuristics; Essays in Honour of Heinz Post, Kluwer Academic Press, Dordrecht, 1993; pp. 227-260.

A. Elby, H.R.B. and S. Foster, 'What makes a theory physically "complete"?', Foundations of Physics 23, 971-985 (1993).
H.R.B. and A Maia Jr.: 'Light-speed constancy versus light-speed invariance in the derivation of relativistic kinematics', British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 43, 381-407 (1993).
E. Squires, L. Hardy and H.R.B., 'Non-locality from an analogue of the quantum Zeno effect', Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science 25, 97-121 (1994).

Review of E.J. Squires, 'Conscious Mind in the Physical World', Adam Hilger UK, 1990, Foundations of Physics 24, 807-810 (1994).

H.R.B., C. Dewdney and G. Horton, 'Bohm particles and their detection in the light of neutron interferometry', Foundations of Physics 25, 329-347 (1995).

J. Anandan and H.R.B., 'On the reality of space-time geometry and the wavefunction', Foundations of Physics 25, 349-360 (1995).

H.R.B. and R. Sypel, 'On the meaning of the relativity principle and other symmetries', International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 9, 233-251 (1995).
'Bovine Metaphysics: Remarks on the significance of the gravitational phase effect in quantum mechanics', in R. Clifton (ed.), Perspectives on Quantum Reality: Non-relativistic, Relativistic and Field-Theoretic. Kluwer Academic Press, Dordrecht, 1996; pp. 183-193. 
'Mindful of quantum possibilities', British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 47, 189-200 (1996).

H.R.B., A. Elby and R. Weingard 'Cause and effect in the pilot-wave interpetation of quantum mechanics', in J.T. Cushing, A. Fine and S. Goldstein (eds.), Bohmian Mechanics and Quantum Theory: An Appraisal, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands, 1996; pp. 309-319.
1993 paper 'Correspondence, Invariance and Heuristics in the Emergence of Special Relativity' (see above) republished in J. Butterfield, M. Hogarth and G. Belot (eds.) Spacetime, International Research Library of Philosophy, Dartmouth Publishing Company, Sept. 1996.
J. Anandan and H.R.B. 'Quantum theory of measurement', in Encyclopaedia of Physics, Macmillan 1996.

'On the role of special relativity in general relativity', International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 11, 67-81 (1997).

E. Sjöqvist, H.R.B. and H. Carlsen, 'Galilean non-invariance of geometric phase', Physics Letters A, 229, 273-278 (1997). E-print: quant-ph/9610006.
'Obituary: Robert Weingard 1942-1996', Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 28, 145-146 (1997).

H.R.B., M. Suárez and G. Bacciagaluppi, 'Are "sharp values" for observables always objective elements of reality?', in D. Dieks and P. Vermaas (eds.), The Modal Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998; pp. 289-306. 
H.R.B., E. Sjöqvist and G. Bacciagaluppi, 'Remarks on identical particles in de Broglie-Bohm theory', Physics Letters A 251, 229-235 (1999). E-print: quant-ph/9811054.

H.R.B. and P.R. Holland, 'The Galilean covariance of quantum mechanics in the case of external fields', American Journal of Physics 67, 204-215 (1999). 
'Aspects of objectivity in quantum mechanics', in From Physics to Philosophy, J. Butterfield and C. Pagonis (eds.), Cambridge University Press, 1999; 45-70. E-print: PITT-PHIL-SCI00000223.

HRB and O. Pooley, 'The problem of induction from the perspective of physics', Manuscrito (Brazil) 22, 29-35 (1999).

Essay Review of "Time's Arrow and Archimedes' Point", by H. Price (1996); Contemporary Physics 41(5), 335-336 (2000).

H.R.B. and O. Pooley, 'The origin of the spacetime metric: Bell's 'Lorentzian pedagogy' and its significance in general relativity', in Physics Meets Philosophy at the Planck Length, C. Callender and N. Huggett (eds.), Cambridge University Press, 2001; pp. 256-272; e-print gr-qc/9908048; PITT-PHIL-SCI 00001385.
'The origins of length contraction: I the FitzGerald-Lorentz deformation hypothesis', American Journal of Physics 69, 1044-1054 (2001). E-prints: gr-qc/0104032; PITT-PHIL-SCI00000218
H.R.B. and Jos Uffink, 'The origin of time-asymmetry in thermodynamics: the Minus First Law', Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 32, 503-510 (2001). A slightly longer version of this paper is found in E-print: PITT-PHIL-SCI00000217.
O. Pooley and H.R.B. 'Relationism Rehabilitated? I: Classical Mechanics', British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 53, 183-204 (2002). E-print: PITT-PHIL-SCI00000220.

Portuguese translation of 38, with new introduction by H.R.B., in Fundamentos da Física 2. Simpósio David Bohm; O. Pessoa (ed.), Editora Livraria da Física, São Paulo, 2002.
H.R.B. and Katherine Brading, 'General covariance from the perspective of Noether's theorems', Diálogos (University of Puerto Rico) 79, 59-86, 2002. (Invited contribution to festschrift for Roberto Torretti.) E-print: PITT-PHIL-SCI00000821.

Christopher Timpson and H.R.B. "Entanglement and Relativity", in Understanding Physical Knowledge, R. Lupacchini and V. Fano (eds.), Preprint no. 24, Departimento di Filosofia, Università di Bologna, CLUEB, 2002.; pp. 147-166. quant-ph/0212140. 
"The non-relativistic limit of the Maxwell and Dirac equations: The role of Galilean and gauge invariance", with P Holland, Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 34, 161-187, 2003. PITT-PHIL-SCI00000999.
"Michelson, FitzGerald and Lorentz: the origins of special relativity revisited", Bulletin de la Société des Sciences et des Lettres de Lódz´, Volume LIII; Série: Reserches sur les Déformations, Volume XXXIX, pp. 23-35 (2003). e-print PITT-PHIL-SCI 00000987.

Katherine Brading and H.R.B. 'Symmetries and Noether's Theorems', in Symmetries in Physics: Philosophical Perspectives, K. Brading and E. Castellani (eds.), Cambridge University Press, 2003; pp. 89-109.

H.R.B. and Peter Holland, 'Simple applications of Noether's first theorem in quantum mechanics and electromagnetism', American Journal of Physics 72 (1), 34-39 (2004). quant-ph/0302062.

H.R.B. and Peter Holland, "Dynamical vs. variational symmetries: Understanding Noether's first theorem", Molecular Physics, 102, (11-12 Spec. Iss), 1133-1139 (2004). PITT-PHIL-SCI 2194.

K. Brading and H.R.B. "Gauge symmetry transformations observed?"; to appear in British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 55, 645-665 (2004). PITT-PHIL-SCI 00001436.

H.R.B. and David Wallace, 'Solving the measurement problem: de Broglie-Bohm loses out to Everett', Foundations of Physics, 35, 517-540 (2005); quant-ph/0403094.
"Einstein's misgivings about his 1905 formulation of special relativity", European Journal of Physics, 26, S85-S90 (2005). (special Einstein issue).

Christopher J Timpson and H.R.B., 'Proper and Improper Separability'; International Journal of Quantum Information, 3(4), 679-690 (2005); quant-ph/0402094.

H.R.B. and O. Pooley, 'Minkowski space-time: a glorious non-entity'; in The Ontology of Spacetime, Dennis Dieks (ed.), Elsevier B. V. (2006), pp. 67-89. An earlier version is found in physics/0403088; PITT-PHIL-SCI 00001661.

H.R.B. and Christopher G Timpson, 'Why special relativity should not be a template for a fundamental reformulation of quantum mechanics'; to appear in Physical Theory and its Interpretation: Essays in Honor of Jeffrey Bub, W. Demopoulos and I. Pitowksy (eds.), Springer 2006; PITT-PHIL-SCI 2600.
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