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The Resource Epistemology and probability : Bohr, Heisenberg, Schrödinger, and the nature of quantum-theoretical thinking, Arkady Plotnitsky

Epistemology and probability : Bohr, Heisenberg, Schrödinger, and the nature of quantum-theoretical thinking, Arkady Plotnitsky

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Epistemology and probability : Bohr, Heisenberg, Schrödinger, and the nature of quantum-theoretical thinking
Title
Epistemology and probability
Title remainder
Bohr, Heisenberg, Schrödinger, and the nature of quantum-theoretical thinking
Statement of responsibility
Arkady Plotnitsky
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Plotnitsky, Arkady
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Fundamental theories of physics
Series volume
v. 161
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  • Quantum theory
  • Quantum theory
  • Physics
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Complementarity (Physics)
  • Wave-particle duality
  • Causality (Physics)
  • Heisenberg uncertainty principle
  • Schrödinger equation
  • Bohr, Niels
  • Heisenberg, Werner
  • Schrödinger, Erwin
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Epistemology and probability : Bohr, Heisenberg, Schrödinger, and the nature of quantum-theoretical thinking, Arkady Plotnitsky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-378) and indexes
Contents
Epistemology and probability in quantum theory : physics, mathematics, and philosophy -- Quantum phenomena and the double-slit experiment -- Heisenberg's revolutions : new kinematics, new mathematics, and new philosophy -- From geometry to algebra in physics, with Heisenberg -- Schrödinger's waves : propagation and probability -- Bohr's Como argument : complementarity and the problem of causality -- From Como to Copenhagen : renunciations -- Can quantum-mechanical description of physical reality be considered both complete and local? -- Essential ambiguity and essential influence : reading Bohr's reply to EPR -- Mysteries without mysticism, correlations without correlata, epistemology without ontology, and probability without causality -- "The mere touch of cold philosophy."
Control code
ocn297148499
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxviii, 402 p.
Isbn
9780387853345
Isbn Type
(e-ISBN)
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ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)297148499
Label
Epistemology and probability : Bohr, Heisenberg, Schrödinger, and the nature of quantum-theoretical thinking, Arkady Plotnitsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-378) and indexes
Contents
Epistemology and probability in quantum theory : physics, mathematics, and philosophy -- Quantum phenomena and the double-slit experiment -- Heisenberg's revolutions : new kinematics, new mathematics, and new philosophy -- From geometry to algebra in physics, with Heisenberg -- Schrödinger's waves : propagation and probability -- Bohr's Como argument : complementarity and the problem of causality -- From Como to Copenhagen : renunciations -- Can quantum-mechanical description of physical reality be considered both complete and local? -- Essential ambiguity and essential influence : reading Bohr's reply to EPR -- Mysteries without mysticism, correlations without correlata, epistemology without ontology, and probability without causality -- "The mere touch of cold philosophy."
Control code
ocn297148499
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxviii, 402 p.
Isbn
9780387853345
Isbn Type
(e-ISBN)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)297148499

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