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Author Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976.

Title Physics & philosophy : the revolution in modern science / Werner Heisenberg ; [introduction by David Lindley].

Imprint New York : HarperPerennial, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    530.1 HEI    DUE 07-01-20
Edition 1st Harper Perennial Modern Classics ed.
Description xxi, 201, 24 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Series Harper Perennial modern classics
Note Originally published: New York, N.Y. : Harper Torchbooks, 1962.
Contents An old and a new tradition -- The history of quantum theory -- The Copenhagen interpretation of quantum theory - Quantum theory and the roots of atomic science -- The development of philosophical ideas since Descartes in comparison with the new situation in quantum theory -- The relation of quantum theory to other parts of natural science -- The theory of relativity -- Criticism and counterproposals to the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum theory -- Quantum theory and the structure of matter -- Language and reality in modern physics -- The role of modern physics in the present development of human thinking -- Nobel lecture : the development of quantum mechanics -- About the author -- About the book -- Read on.
Subject Physics -- Philosophy.
Quantum theory.
Added Title Physics and philosophy
ISBN 9780061209192 (pbk.)
0061209198 (pbk.)

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