Philosophy Of Physics

Written By Lawrence Sklar
Philosophy Of Physics
  • Publsiher : CRC Press
  • Release : 05 March 2018
  • ISBN : 042997793X
  • Pages : 246 pages
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Philosophy Of Physics

Philosophy Of Physics
  • Author : Lawrence Sklar
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-05
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 042997793X
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Summary : This book focuses on the most important questions of philosophy of physics, offering a sufficiently concise and clear treatment of the issues to lead the interested reader through the sometimes labyrinthian paths taken by the central debates....

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Physics

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Physics
  • Author : Robert Batterman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-03-14
  • Total pages : 688
  • ISBN : 042997793X
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Summary : This Oxford Handbook provides an overview of many of the topics that currently engage philosophers of physics. It surveys new issues and the problems that have become a focus of attention in recent years. It also provides up-to-date discussions of the still very important problems that dominated the field in ...

On Physics and Philosophy

On Physics and Philosophy
  • Author : Bernard d'Espagnat
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-07
  • Total pages : 503
  • ISBN : 042997793X
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Summary : "On Physics and Philosophy is an accessible, mathematics-free reflection on the philosophical meaning of the quantum revolution, by one of the world's leading authorities on the subject. D'Espagnat presents an objective account of the main guiding principles of contemporary physics - in particular, quantum mechanics - followed by a look ...

The Philosophy of Physics

The Philosophy of Physics
  • Author : Roberto Torretti
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1999-10-28
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 042997793X
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Summary : Pursues the development of physics from Galileo and Newton to Einstein and the founders of quantum mechanics....

Philosophy of Physics

Philosophy of Physics
  • Author : Tim Maudlin
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-19
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 042997793X
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Summary : A sophisticated and original introduction to the philosophy of quantum mechanics from one of the world’s leading philosophers of physics 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 ...

The Philosophy of Physics

The Philosophy of Physics
  • Author : Dean Rickles
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-08-01
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 042997793X
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Summary : Does the future exist already? What is space? Are time machines physically possible? What is quantum mechanical reality like? Are there many universes? Is there a ‘true’ geometry of the universe? Why does there appear to be an arrow of time? Do humans play a special role in the world? ...

Niels Bohr s Philosophy of Physics

Niels Bohr s Philosophy of Physics
  • Author : D. R. Murdoch
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1989-03-16
  • Total pages : 294
  • ISBN : 042997793X
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Summary : This book gives a clear and comprehensive exposition of Niels Bohr's philosophy of physics. Bohr's ideas are of major importance, for they are the source of the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum physics; yet they are obscure, and call for the sort of close analysis that this book provides. The book ...

Philosophy of Physics

Philosophy of Physics
  • Author : M. Bunge
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1972-12-31
  • Total pages : 258
  • ISBN : 042997793X
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Summary : This book deals with some of the current issues in the philosophy, methodology and foundations of physics. Some such problems are: - Do mathematical formalisms interpret themselves or is it necessary to adjoin them interpretation assumptions, and if so how are these as sumptions to be framed? - What are ...

Philosophy of Physics

Philosophy of Physics
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2006-11-26
  • Total pages : 1522
  • ISBN : 042997793X
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Summary : The ambition of this volume is twofold: to provide a comprehensive overview of the field and to serve as an indispensable reference work for anyone who wants to work in it. For example, any philosopher who hopes to make a contribution to the topic of the classical-quantum correspondence will have ...

An Introduction to the Philosophy of Physics

An Introduction to the Philosophy of Physics
  • Author : Marc Lange
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 2002-07-19
  • Total pages : 344
  • ISBN : 042997793X
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Summary : This book combines physics, philosophy, and history in a radical new approach to introducing the philosophy of physics. It leads the reader through several central problems in the philosophy of physics by tracing their connections to a single issue: whether a cause must be spatiotemporally local to its effect, or ...

Philosophy of Physics a Very Short Introduction

Philosophy of Physics  a Very Short Introduction
  • Author : David Wallace
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-04-22
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 042997793X
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Summary : Philosophy of physics is concerned with the deepest theories of modern physics - quantum theory, our theories of space, time and symmetry, and thermal physics - and their strange, even bizarre conceptual implications. This book explores the core topics in philosophy of physics, and discusses their relevance for both scientists ...

The Philosophy of Physics

The Philosophy of Physics
  • Author : Max Planck
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-11-14
  • Total pages : 88
  • ISBN : 042997793X
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Summary : What makes this book by Max Planck - one of the fathers of modern physics (Nobel Prize in Physics 1918) - invaluable is that he presents his entire world view - from the nature of scientific theories (how "the world image," given by a scientific theory, relates to "the world of ...

The Reign of Relativity

The Reign of Relativity
  • Author : Thomas Ryckman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-01-13
  • Total pages : 330
  • ISBN : 042997793X
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Summary : Universally recognized as bringing about a revolutionary transformation of the notions of space, time, and motion in physics, Einstein's theory of gravitation, known as "general relativity," was also a defining event for 20th century philosophy of science. During the decisive first ten years of the theory's existence, two main tendencies ...

From Physics to Philosophy

From Physics to Philosophy
  • Author : Michael Redhead,Jeremy Butterfield,Constantine Pagonis
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1999-12-28
  • Total pages : 235
  • ISBN : 042997793X
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Summary : These essays by leading philosophers of physics offer philosophical perspectives on quantum theory and relativity....

The Ashgate Companion to Contemporary Philosophy of Physics

The Ashgate Companion to Contemporary Philosophy of Physics
  • Author : Dean Rickles
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-11-25
  • Total pages : 392
  • ISBN : 042997793X
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Summary : Introducing the reader to the very latest developments in the philosophical foundations of physics, this book covers advanced material at a level suitable for beginner and intermediate students. A detailed overview is provided of the central debates in the philosophy of quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, quantum computation, and quantum gravity. ...