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The philosophy of quantum mechanics

an interactive interpretation

by Richard Healey

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quantum theory,
  • Physics -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Healey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC174.12 .H43 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 270 p. ;
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2208612M
    ISBN 100521371058
    LC Control Number89030943

    Albert has published three books, Quantum Mechanics and Experience (), Time and Chance () and After Physics (), as well as numerous articles on quantum mechanics. His books have been both praised and criticized for their informal, conversational style. Public philosophy. Appearance in What the Bleep Do We Know!? This book provides a thorough and up-to-date introduction to the philosophy of quantum physics. Although quantum theory is renowned for its spectacular empirical successes, controversial discussion about how it should be understood continue to rage : Springer International Publishing.

    In Process and Reality and other works, Alfred North Whitehead struggled to come to terms with the impact the new science of quantum mechanics would have on ambitious book is the first extended analysis of the intricate relationships between relativity theory, quantum mechanics, and Whitehead's cosmology. Quantum mechanics has played an important role in photonics, quantum electronics, and micro-electronics. But many more emerging technologies require the understanding of quantum mechanics; and hence, it is important that scientists and engineers understand quantum mechanics better. One area is nano-technologies due to the recent advent of nano-File Size: 2MB.

    Quantum Mechanics I Peter S. Riseborough Aug Contents 1 Principles of Classical Mechanics 9 Lagrangian Mechanics.   I'd like to point to the book The Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics by C. Friebe et al., Springer It contains many topics usually underrepresented in foundational discussions of quantum physics, in chapters on many-particle systems and quantum field theory. It also has in its last chapter a nice timeline of the development of quantum physics.


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Since this book was written for readers with varying familiarity with quantum mechanics and Whitehead's philosophy — including no familiarity with either — readers with some knowledge of both should begin with this chapter, whereas those who need familiarization with the subjects might skip ahead to chapter : Michael Epperson.

quantum computing, and closes with a discussion of the still unresolved prob-lem of measurement. Chapter 6 also demonstrates that thermodynamics is a straightforward consequence of quantum mechanics and that we no longer need to derive the laws of thermodynamics through the traditional, rather subtle, arguments about heat engines.

Erwin Schrödinger, the creator of the “Schrödinger equation” of quantum mechanics, apparently changed his mind four times about the interpretation of his psi-function (or wave function). At the beginning ofhe considered that it describes a.

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In this book, Tim Maudlin, one of the world’s leading philosophers of physics, offers a sophisticated, original introduction to the philosophy of quantum mechanics. The briefest, clearest, and most refined account of his influential approach to the subject, the book will be invaluable to all students of philosophy and physics.

Physics And Philosophy Inextricably Intertwine In This Book. Physics Unravels The Splendour Of Nature While Philosophy Discloses Its Profoundness.

Physics Unveils The Regularity Of Nature Through The Physical Laws While Philosophy Transcends And Transforms It Into A Fabulous Noematic Vision Of Disclosure. The Author Uses A Fourfold Strategy In This Book. This ambitious book is the first extended analysis of the intricate relationships between relativity theory, quantum mechanics, and Whitehead's cosmology.

Michael Epperson illuminates the intersection of science and philosophy in Whitehead's work-and details Whitehead's attempts to fashion an ontology coherent with quantum anomalies. The author of this book played a leading role in the early formulation of quantum mechanics and in the subsequent clarification of its revolutionary implications.

Those readers who know anything at all of quantum mechanics will know that the famous ‘uncertainty principle', a key component in quantum physics, is named after Heisenberg.Written by a renowned MIT mathematician, this introduction to the evolution of quantum physics also explores the subject's philosophical implications.

Topics include the development of physics from antiquity onward, research pertaining to elementary particles, and the relationship between physical science and issues of philosophy and religion. 48 illustrations. edition.Quantum physics is regarded by many as the most powerful predictive theory science has produced.

But there is no interpretation of what the theory means that all knowledgeable scientists and philosophers agree on. For example, quantum mechanics delivers no very clear message about the difference between past, present and future.