References for John Bell

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  1. J. Bernstein, Quantum Profiles (Princeton, 1991). [Contains lengthy accounts of discussions with John Bell.]
  2. P.C.W. Davies and J.R. Brown (eds.), The Ghost in the Atom (Cambridge, 1986) [Contains an interesting interview with John Bell.]
  3. M. Jammer, The Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics (New York, 1974).
  4. S. Treiman, R. Jackiw, B. Zumino and E. Witten, Current Algebra and Anomalies (Princeton and Singapore, 1985).
  5. A.I.M. Rae, Quantum Physics: Illusion or Reality (Cambridge, 1986).
  6. M. Redhead, Incompleteness, Nonlocality and Realism, a Prolegomenon to the Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics (Oxford, 1987).
  7. E. Squires, The Mystery of the Quantum World (Bristol, 1994)
  8. A. Whitaker, Einstein, Bohr and the Quantum Dilemma (Cambridge, 1996).
  9. S.L. Braunstein, Quantum Computing: Where do we Want to Go Tomorrow? (Chichester, 1999).
  10. R.A. Bertlmann, Anomalies in Quantum Field Theory (Oxford, 2000).
  11. M.A. Nielsen and I.L. Chuang, Quantum Computation and Quantum Information (Cambridge, 2000).


  1. M. Bell, John Bell and accelerator physics, Europhysics News 22 (1991), 72.
  2. A. Whitaker, John Bell and the most profound discovery of science, Physics World 12 (12) (1998), 29-34.
  3. P.G. Burke and I.C. Percival, John Stewart Bell, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 45 (1999), 1-17.
  4. R. Jackiw and A. Shimony, The Depth and Breadth of John Bell's Physics, Physics in Perspective 4 (2002), 78-116.
  5. A.Whitaker, John Stewart Bell, in: Physicists of Ireland: Passion and Precision (M.McCartney and A. Whitaker, eds.) (Bristol, 2002)
  6. B. Holstein, Anomalies for Pedestrians, American Journal of Physics 61 (1993), 142-147.
  7. H.P. Stapp, Are superluminal connections necessary?, Nuovo Cimento 40B (1977), 191-205.
  8. J.F. Clauser, M.A. Horne, A. Shimony and R.A. Holt, Proposed experiment to test hidden-variable theories, Physical Review Letters 23 (1969), 880-884
  9. M.A.B. Whitaker, Theory and experiment in the foundations of quantum theory, Progress in Quantum Electronics 24, 1-106 (2000). [This review contains many references to the sizeable literature concerning the applications of Bell's work in quantum theory.]

    Collected works of John Bell:

  10. J.S. Bell, Speakable and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics (Cambridge, 1987).
    [Contains nearly all Bell's papers on quantum theory.]
  11. J.S. Bell, Quantum Mechanics, High Energy Physics and Accelerators (Singapore, 1995) (edited by M. Bell, K. Gottfried and M. Veltman).
    [Contains a selection of papers on these topics.]
  12. J.S. Bell, John S. Bell on the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics (Singapore, 2001).
    [The appropriate articles from Ref. 22]

    Proceedings of conferences on Bell and his works:

  13. J.T. Cushing and E. McMullin (eds.), Philosophical Consequences of Quantum Theory: Reflections on Bell's Theorem (Notre Dame, 1989).
  14. 5. A. van der Merwe, F. Selleri, and G. Tarozzi (eds.), Bell's Theorem and the Foundations of Modern Physics (Singapore, 1992).
  15. J. Ellis and D. Amati (eds.), Quantum Reflections (Cambridge, 2000).
  16. R.A. Bertlmann and A.Zeilinger (eds.), Quantum (Un)speakables: from Bell to Quantum Information (Berlin, 2002).

JOC/EFR August 2002

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