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1. The Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics  (Dordrecht: Reidel, 1974).

2. Interpreting the Quantum World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997). Revised paperback edition, 1999. Winner of the Lakatos Award, 1998.

3. Bananaworld: Quantum Mechanics for Primates (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016).

1. 'A Proposed Solution of the Measurement Problem in Quantum Mechanics by
a Hidden Variable Theory,' Reviews of Modern Physics 38, 453-469 (1966).
(Co-authored with D. Bohm.)

2. 'A Refutation of the Proof by Jauch and Piron that Hidden Variables can
be Excluded in Quantum Mechanics,' Reviews of Modern Physics 38, 470-475
(1966). (Co-authored with D. Bohm.)

3. 'On Hidden Variables - A Reply to Comments by Jauch and Piron and by
Gudder,' Reviews of Modern Physics 40, 235-236 (1968). (Co-authored with D.

4. 'Miller's Paradox of Information,' British Journal for the Philosophy of
Science 19, 63-67 (1968). (Co-authored with M. Radner.)

5. 'Hidden Variables and the Copenhagen Interpretation - A Reconciliation,'
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 19,  185-210 (1968).

6. 'The Daneri-Loinger-Prosperi Quantum Theory of Measurement,' Il Nuovo
Cimento 57B, 503-520 (1968).

7. 'What is a Hidden Variable Theory of Quantum Phenomena?' International
Journal of Theoretical Physics 2, 101-123 (1969).

8. 'Comment on the Daneri-Loinger-Prosperi Quantum Theory of Measurement,' in T. Bastin (ed.), Quantum Theory and Beyond
(Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 1970), pp. 65-70.

9. 'Under the Spell of Bohr,' British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
24,  78-90 (1973).

10. 'On the Possibility of a Phase-Space Reconstruction of the Quantum
Statistics: A Refutation of the Bell-Wigner Locality Argument,' Foundations
of Physics 3,  29-44 (1973).

11. 'Reply to Professor Causey,' in The Structure of Scientific Theories,
F. Suppe (ed.) (Evanston: University of Illinois Press, 1974), pp. 402-408.

12. 'On the Completeness of Quantum Mechanics,' in C.A. Hooker (ed.),
Contemporary Research in the Foundations and Philosophy of Quantum Theory
(Dordrecht: Reidel, 1974), pp. 1-65.

13. 'The Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics,' in Boston Studies in the
Philosophy of Science Vol. XIII,  R.S. Cohen and M. Wartofsky (eds.)
(Dordrecht: Reidel, 1974), pp. 92-122.  (Co-authored with W. Demopoulos.)

14. 'Popper's Propensity Interpretation of Probability and Quantum
Mechanics,' in Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science Vol.VI,  G.
Maxwell and R.M. Andersen (eds.) (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota
Press, 1975), pp. 416-429.

15. 'The Statistics of Non-Boolean Event Structures,' in Foundations of
Probability Theory, Statistical Inference, and Statistical Theories of
Science,  W.L. Harper and C.A. Hooker (eds.) (Dordrecht: Reidel, 1976), pp.

16. Critical Study: Paradigms and Paradoxes, R.G. Colodny (ed), in
Philosophia 6,  511-526 (1976). (Co-authored with W. Demopoulos.)

17. 'Hidden Variables and Locality,' Foundations of Physics 6,  511-526 (1976).

18. 'Randomness and Locality in Quantum Mechanics,' in Logic and
Probability in Quantum Mechanics,  P. Suppes (ed.) (Dordrecht: Reidel,
1976), pp. 397-420.

19. 'What is Philosophically Interesting About Quantum Mechanics?' in
Proceedings of the Fifth International Congress on Logic, Methodology, and
Philosophy of Science: Part Two:  Foundational Problems in the Special
Sciences,  R. Butts and J. Hintikka (eds.) (Dordrecht: Reidel, 1977), pp.

20. 'Von Neumann's Projection Postulate as a Probability Conditionalization
Rule in Quantum Mechanics,' Journal of Philosophical Logic 6,  381-390

21. 'Non-Local Hidden Variable Theories and Bell's Inequality,' in PSA
1978, Vol. 1, 45-53 (1978), P.D.Asquith and I. Hacking (eds.) (East
Lansing, Michigan: Philosophy of Science Association, 1978). (Co-authored
with V. Shiva.)

22. 'Conditional Probabilities in Quantum Mechanics,' in The
Logico-Algebraic Approach to Quantum Mechanics Vol. II,  C.A. Hooker (ed.)
(Dordrecht: Reidel, 1978), pp. 209-226.

23. 'The Measurement Problem of Quantum Mechanics,' in Problems in the
Foundations of Physics,  G. Toraldo di Francia (ed.) (Dordrecht: Reidel,
1979), pp. 71-124.  (Proceedings of the Enrico Fermi International School
of Physics, Varenna, 1977, LXXII Course.)

24. 'Some Reflections on Quantum Logic and Schrodinger's Cat,' British
Journal for the Philosophy of Science 30,  27-39 (1979).

25. Comment on W. Demopoulos: 'Locality and the Algebraic Structure of
Quantum Mechanics,' in Studies in the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics, P.
Suppes (ed.) (East Lansing, Michigan: Philosophy of Science Asssociation,
1980), pp. 149-153.

26. 'Complementarity,' in Encyclopedia of Physics,  R.G. Lerner and G.L.
Trigg (eds.) (New York: Addison-Wesley, 1981), pp. 138-139.

27. 'Hidden Variables and Quantum Logic - A Skeptical Review,' Erkenntnis
16,  275-293 (1981).

28. 'What Does Quantum Logic Explain?,' in Current Issues in Quantum Logic,
E. Beltrametti (ed.), 'Ettore Majorana' International Science Series:
Physical Sciences, Vol 8 (New York: Plenum Press, 1981), pp. 89-100.

29. 'Quantum Logic, Conditional Probability, and Interference,' Philosophy
of Science 49, 402-421 (1982).

30. 'On the Nature of Randomness in Quantum Mechanics, or How to Count
Quantum Logically,' in Recent Developments in Quantum Logic,  P.
Mittelstaedt and E.-W. Stachow (eds.) (Mannheim: Bibliographisches
Institut, 1985), pp. 45-59.

31. Critical Notice of Sir Karl Popper's Postscript to The Logic of
Scientific Discovery, in Canadian Journal of Philosophy 15, 539-552 (1985).
(Co-authored with I. Pitowsky.)

32. 'On the Non-Locality of Pre- and Post-Selected Quantum Ensembles,' in
Symposium on the Foundations of Modern Physics:  50 Years of the
Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Gedankenexperiment, P. Lahti and P. Mittelstaedt
(eds.) (Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co., 1985), pp. 333-341.

33. 'Curious Properties of Quantum Ensembles which have been both Pre- and
Post-Selected,' Physical Review Letters 56,  2337-2340 (1986). (Co-authored
with H. Brown.)

34. 'How To Kill Schrodinger's Cat,' in The World View of Modern Physics:
Does it Need a New Metaphysics?,  R. Kitchener (ed.) (Albany: SUNY Press,
1988), 59-74.

35. 'From Micro to Macro: A Solution to the Measurement Problem of Quantum
Mechanics,' PSA 1988,  A. Fine and J. Leplin (eds.) (East Lansing,
Michigan:  Philosophy of Science Association, 1988), pp. 134 - 144.

36. 'On the Methodology of Single-Case Studies in Cognitive
Neuropsychology,' Cognitive Neuropsychology 5,  565-582 (1988).
(Co-authored with D. Bub.)

37. 'How to Solve the Measurement Problem of Quantum Mechanics,'
Foundations of Physics18,  701-722 (1988).

38. 'The Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics,' review-article of Michael
Redhead, Incompleteness, Nonlocality, and Realism  (Oxford: Clarendon
Press, 1988); Peter Gibbins, Particles and Paradoxes  (Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 1988); Henry Krips, The Metaphysics of Quantum Theory
(Oxford: Clarendon Press, Oxford), British Journal for Philosophy of
Science 40,  191-211 (1989).

39. 'On the Measurement Problem of Quantum Mechanics,' in M. Kafatos (ed),
Bell's Theorem, Quantum Theory, and Conceptions of the Universe  (Boston:
Kluwer Academic Press, 1989), pp. 7-16.

40. 'On Bohr's Response to EPR: A Quantum Logical Analysis,' Foundations of
Physics 19,  793 - 805 (1989).

41. 'On Bohr's Response to EPR: II,' Foundations of Physics 20,  929 - 941

42. 'Philosophia na Qvantovata Mechanica,' Philosophia Mysal 4, 74-93
(1990). (Bulgarian translation of 'The Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics,'
item 37.)

43. 'Complementarity,' in Encyclopedia of Physics, Second Edition, R.G.
Lerner and G.L. Trigg (eds.), VCH Publishers, New York, 1991.  (N.B. This
is a revised version of item 26.)

44. 'Measurement and "Beables" in Quantum Mechanics,' Foundations of
Physics 21, 25-42 (1991).

45. 'The Problem of Properties in Quantum Mechanics,' Topoi 10, 27 - 34 (1991).

46. 'On States and Probabilities in Quantum Mechanics,' Proceedings of the
Joint Concordia-Sherbrooke Seminar Series on Functional Integration Methods
in Stochastic Quantum Mechanics, Supplemento ai Rendiconti di Circolo
Matematico di Palermo, Serie II, No. 25  (1991), pp. 109-132.

47. 'A Quantum Logical Solution to the Measurement Problem of Quantum
Mechanics,' International Journal of Theoretical Physics 31, 1857-1871, 1992.

48. 'EPR,' Foundations of Physics 22, 313-332, 1992. (Co-authored with A.

49. 'Quantum Mechanics Without the Projection Postulate,' Foundations of
Physics 22, 737-754, 1992.

50. 'Quantum Mechanics as a Theory of "Beables,"' in A. van der Merwe, F.
Selleri, and G. Tarozzi (eds.), Bell's Theorem and the Foundations of
Modern Physics  (Singapore: World Scientific, 1992), pp. 117-124.

51. 'Measurement and Objectivity in Quantum Mechanics,' in H.D. Doebner, W.
Scherer, F. Schroeck, Jr. (eds.), Classical and Quantum Sysytems -
Foundations and Symmetries, Proceedings of the II. International Wigner
Symposium, Goslar, Germany (Singapore: World Scientific, 1993), p. 9-18.

52. 'Measurement: It Ain't Over Till It's Over,' Foundations of Physics
Letters 6, 21-35, 1993.

53. 'Non-Ideal Measurements,' in P. Busch, P. Lahti, and P. Mittelstaedt
(eds.), Symposium on the Foundations of Modern Physics 1993 (Singapore:
World Scientific, 1993), pp. 125-136.

54. 'Triorthogonal Uniqueness Theorem and its Relevance to the
Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics,' Physical Review A 49, 4213-4216
(1994). (Co-authored with A. Elby.)

55. 'Testing Models of Cognition Through the Analysis of Brain-Damaged
Performance,' British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 45, 837-855

56. 'Is Neuropsychology Possible?' in M. Forbes and D. Hull (eds.), PSA
1994, Vol. 1, pp. 417-427  (East Lansing: Philosophy of Science
Association, 1994).

57. 'On the Structure of Quantal Proposition Systems,' Foundations of
Physics 24,  1261-1279 (1994).

58. 'The Measurement Problem,' in L. Accardi (ed.), The Interpretation of
Quantum Theory: Where Do We Stand? (Rome: Instituto della Enciclopedia
Italiana, 1994), pp. 15-24.

59. 'How to Interpret Quantum Mechanics,' Erkenntnis 41, 253-273 (1994).

60. 'Interference, Noncommutativity, and Determinateness in Quantum
Mechanics,' Topoi 14, 39-43 (1995).

61. 'Why Not Take All Observables As Beables?' in Fundamental Problems in
Quantum Theory, D.M. Greenberger and A. Zeilinger (eds). Annals of the New
York Academy of Sciences 755, 761-767 (1995).

62. 'Maximal Structures of Determinate Propositions in Quantum Mechanics,'
International Journal of Theoretical Physics 34, 1-10 (1995).

63. 'Quantum Logic,' in R. Audi (ed.), The Cambridge Dictionary of
Philosophy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995), p. 669.

64. 'Complementarity and the Orthodox (Dirac-von Neumann) Interpretation of
Quantum Mechanics,' in R. Clifton (ed.), Perspectives on Quantum Reality:
Non-Relativistic, Relativistic, and Field-Theoretic, University of Western
Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1995), pp. 211
- 226.

65. 'Quantum Measurements,' in G.L. Trigg (ed.), Encyclopedia of Applied
Physics (VCH Publishers, New York, in collaboration with the American
Society of Physics, the German Society of Physics, the Japan Society of
Applied Physics, and the Physical Society of Japan, 1996); pp. 257 - 273.
(Co-authored with D. Greenberger.)

66. 'A Uniqueness Theorem for Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics,'
Studies in the History and Philosophy of Physics 26 (1996). (Co-authored
with R. Clifton.)

67. 'Schütte's Tautology and the Kochen-Specker Theorem,' Foundations of
Physics 26, 787 - 806 (1996). Festschrift issue for Max Jammer's 80th

68. 'Modal Interpretations and Bohmian Mechanics,' in J. Cushing, A. Fine,
and S. Goldstein (eds.), Bohmian Mechanics and Quantum Theory: An Appraisal (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1996), pp. 331-341.

69. 'Schrodinger's Cat and Other Entanglements of Quantum Mechanics,' in J.
Earman and J. Norton (eds.), The Cosmos of Science, University of
Pittsburgh Series in Philosophy of Science (Pittsburgh: University of
Pittsburgh Press, 1997), pp. 274 - 298.

70. 'The Bare Theory Has No Clothes,' in G. Hellman and R. Healey (eds.),
Quantum Measurement: Beyond Paradox, Minnesota Studies in Philosophy of
Science Vol. XVII (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1998), pp.
32 - 51. (Co-authored with R. Clifton and B. Monton.)

71. 'Quantum Measurement Problem,' in E. Craig (ed.), Encyclopedia of
Philosophy (London: Routledge, 1998).

72. 'Decoherence in Bohmian Modal Interpretations, in D. Dieks and P.
Vermaas (eds.), The Modal Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics (Dordrecht:
Kluwer, 1998), pp. 241 - 252.

73. 'Quantum Mechanics as a Principle Theory,' Studies in the History and
Philosophy of Modern Physics 31, 75 - 94 (2000).

74. 'Revised Proof of the Uniqueness Theorem for "No Collapse"
Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics,' Studies in the History and
Philosophy of Modern Physics 31, 95 - 98 (2000). (Co-authored with R.
Clifton and S. Goldstein.)

75. 'Indeterminacy and Entanglement: The Challenge of Quantum Mechanics,'
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 51, 597 - 615, 2000.

76. 'Von Neumann's Theory of Quantum Measurement,' in M. Redei and M.
Stötlzner (eds.), John von Neumann and the Foundations of Quantum Physics
(Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2001), pp. 63 - 74.

77. 'Secure Key Distribution via Pre- and Postselected Quantum States,'
Physical Review A 63,  032309 - 032311 (2001).

78. 'The Bit Commitment Theorem,' Foundations of Physics, 31, 735 - 756 (2001).

79. 'Maxwell's Demon and the Thermodynamics of Computation,' Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 32, 569 - 579 (2001).

80. 'Quantum Entanglement and Information,' Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2002).

81. 'Characterizing Quantum Theory in Terms of Information-Theoretic Constraints.' (Co-authored with R. Clifton and B. Monton.)
Foundations of Physics, 33, 1561 - 1591 (2003).

82. Introduction (co-authored with Chris Fuchs) to special issue of Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics on quantum information and computation (guest edited by J. Bub and Chris Fuchs), 34B, 339 - 341 (2003).

83. 'Why the Quantum?' Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 35, 241 - 266 (2004).

84. Introduction to Special Issue of Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics in honor of Rob Clifton, 35B, 143 - 149 (2004).

85. 'Can Cryptography Imply Quantum Mechanics? Reply to Smolin.' (Co-authored with Hans Halvorson.), Quantum Information and Computation 5, 170 - 175 (2005).

86. 'Quantum Mechanics is About Quantum Information,' Foundations of Physics 35, 541 - 560 (2005).

87. 'Quantum Information and Quantum Computing,' in John Earman and Jeremy Butterfield (eds.), Philosophy of Physics (Handbook of Philosophy of Science) (North-Holland, 2006); pp. 555 - 660.

88. 'Local Realism and Conditional Probability,' Foundations of Physics 36, 585 - 601 (2006). (Co-authored with Allen Stairs.)

89. 'Quantum Computation from a Quantum Logical Perspective,' Quantum Information and Computation 7, 281296 (2007).

89. 'On Local Realism and Commutativity,' Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 38, 863 - 878 (2007). (Co-authored with Allen Stairs.)

90. 'Quantum Probabilities as Degrees of Belief,' Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 38, 232 - 254, 2007 (special issue on 'Probabilities in Quantum Mechanics,' edited by Roman Frigg and Stephan Hartmann).

91. ''Quantum Computation and Pseudotelepathic Games,' Philosophy of Science 75, 458 - 472 (2008).

92. 'The Bub-Clifton Theorem,' in Compendium of Quantum Physics, D. Greenberger, K. Hentschel, F. Weinert (eds.), Spinger (2009).

93.'Contextuality and Nonlocality in 'No Signaling' Theories,' Foundations of Physics 39, 690 - 711 (2009). (Co-authored with Allen Stairs.)

94. 'Quantum Computation: Where Does the Speed-Up Come from?' in A. Bokulich and G. Jaeger (eds.), Philosophy of Quantum Information and Entanglement, pp. 231 - 246 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010).

95. 'Von Neumann's "No Hidden Variables" Proof: A Re-Appraisal,' Foundations of Physics 40, 1333 - 1340 (2010).

96. 'Two Dogmas About Quantum Mechanics,' in S. Saunders, J. Barrett, A. Kent, and D. Wallace (eds.), Many Worlds? Everett, Quantum Theory, and Realit, ), pp. 431 - 456 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010). (Co-authored with Itamar Pitowsky.)

97. 'Quantum Probabilities: An Information-Theoretic Interpretation,' in Stephan Hartmann and Claus Beisbart (eds.), Probabilities in Physics (Oxford University Press, 2011).

98. 'Is von Neumann's "No Hidden Variables Proof" Proof Silly?' In H. Halvorson (ed.), Deep Beauty, pp. 393 - 407 (Cambridge University Press, New York, 2011).

99. 'Why the Tsireson Bound?' In Meir Hemmo and Yemima Ben-Menahem (eds.), The Probable and the Improbable: The Meaning and Role of Probability in Physics, pp. 167-185 (Springer, 2012).

100 'Is Information the Key?' in Melanie Frappier, Derek Brown, and Rob DiSalle (eds.), Analysis and Interpretation in the Exact Sciences, pp. 219-233 (Springer, 2012).

101 'Poincaré's ''Les Conceptions Nouvelles de la Matière'',' Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 41, 221-225 (2012). (Co-authored with W. Demopoulos and M. Frappier.)

102. 'Correlations, Contextuality, and Quantum Logic,' Journal of Philosophical Logic 42, 483-499 (2013.) (Co-authored with Allen Stairs.).

103. 'Quantum Correlations and the Measurement Problem,' International Journal of Theoretical Physics 53, 3346-3369 (2014).

104.'Quantum Interactions with Closed Timelike Curves and Superluminal Signaling,' Physical Review A 89, 022311-1 to 022311-7 (2014). (Co-authored with Allen Stairs.) Selected by the editors of Physical Review A as an Editors' Suggestion.

105. 'Einstein and Bohr Meet Alice and Bob,' in P. Schroeder-Heister, G. Heinzmann, W. Hodges, and P. E. Bour (eds.), Logic and Science Facing the New Technologies (Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science: Proceedings of the 14th International Congress (Nancy)), pp. 65 - 77 (College Publications, London, 2014).

106. 'The Measurement Problem from the Perspective of an Information-Theoretic Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics,' Entropy 17, 7374-7386 (2015).

107. 'Quantum Entanglement and Information,' Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Summer 2015 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.).
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