John Bell on ‘Subject and Object’: An Exchange

Hans Halvorson, Jeremy Butterfield

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This three-part paper comprises: (i) a critique by Halvorson of Bell’s (1973) paper ‘Subject and Object’; (ii) a comment by Butterfield; (iii) a reply by Halvorson. An Appendix gives the passage from Bell that is the focus of Halvorson’s critique.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)305-324
Number of pages20
JournalJournal for General Philosophy of Science
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2023

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Philosophy
  • General Social Sciences
  • History and Philosophy of Science


  • John Bell
  • Measurement problem
  • Niels Bohr
  • Quantum physics


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