Hiley, B. J. (Basil J.)
Overview
Works:  11 works in 95 publications in 2 languages and 1,371 library holdings 

Genres:  History 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Interviewee, Other 
Classifications:  QC174.12, 530.12 
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by
B. J Hiley
The undivided universe : an ontological interpretation of quantum theory by
David Bohm(
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35 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In The Undivided Universe, Professor David Bohm, one of the foremost scientific thinkers of the day and one of the most distinguished physicists of his generation, presents a radically different approach to quantum theory. With Basil Hiley, his coauthor and longtime colleague, an interpretation of quantum theory is developed which gives a clear, intuitive understanding of its meaning and in which there is a coherent notion of the reality of the universe without assuming a fundamental role for the human observer." "With the aid of new concepts such as active information together with nonlocality, a comprehensive account of all the basic features of quantum theory is provided, including the relativistic domain and quantum field theory. The new approach is contrasted with other commonly accepted interpretations and it is shown that paradoxical or unsatisfactory features of the other interpretations, such as the waveparticle duality and the collapse of the wave function, do not arise. Finally, on the basis of the new interpretation, the authors make suggestions that go beyond current quantum theory and they indicate areas in which quantum theory may be expected to break down in a way that will allow for a test."Jacket
35 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In The Undivided Universe, Professor David Bohm, one of the foremost scientific thinkers of the day and one of the most distinguished physicists of his generation, presents a radically different approach to quantum theory. With Basil Hiley, his coauthor and longtime colleague, an interpretation of quantum theory is developed which gives a clear, intuitive understanding of its meaning and in which there is a coherent notion of the reality of the universe without assuming a fundamental role for the human observer." "With the aid of new concepts such as active information together with nonlocality, a comprehensive account of all the basic features of quantum theory is provided, including the relativistic domain and quantum field theory. The new approach is contrasted with other commonly accepted interpretations and it is shown that paradoxical or unsatisfactory features of the other interpretations, such as the waveparticle duality and the collapse of the wave function, do not arise. Finally, on the basis of the new interpretation, the authors make suggestions that go beyond current quantum theory and they indicate areas in which quantum theory may be expected to break down in a way that will allow for a test."Jacket
Quantum implications : essays in honour of David Bohm by
B. J Hiley(
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40 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quantum Implications is a collection of original contributions by many of the world's leading scholars and is dedicated to David Bohm, his work and the issues raised by his ideas
40 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quantum Implications is a collection of original contributions by many of the world's leading scholars and is dedicated to David Bohm, his work and the issues raised by his ideas
The principles of Newtonian and quantum mechanics : the need for Planck's constant, h by
Maurice de Gosson(
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2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The second edition of this book deals, as the first, with the foundations of classical physics from the "symplectic" point of view, and of quantum mechanics from the "metaplectic" point of view. We have revised and augmented the topics studied in the first edition in the light of new results, and added several new sections. The Bohmian interpretation of quantum mechanics is discussed in detail. Phase space quantization is achieved using the "principle of the symplectic camel", which is a deep topological property of Hamiltonian flows. We introduce the notion of "quantum blob", which can be viewed as the fundamental phase space unit. The mathematical tools developed in this book are the theory of the symplectic and metaplectic group, the Maslov index in a rigorous form, and the Leray index of a pair of Lagrangian planes. The concept of the "metatron" is introduced, in connection with the Bohmian theory of motion. The shorttime behavior of the propagator is studied and applied to the quantum Zeno effect."Publisher's website
2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The second edition of this book deals, as the first, with the foundations of classical physics from the "symplectic" point of view, and of quantum mechanics from the "metaplectic" point of view. We have revised and augmented the topics studied in the first edition in the light of new results, and added several new sections. The Bohmian interpretation of quantum mechanics is discussed in detail. Phase space quantization is achieved using the "principle of the symplectic camel", which is a deep topological property of Hamiltonian flows. We introduce the notion of "quantum blob", which can be viewed as the fundamental phase space unit. The mathematical tools developed in this book are the theory of the symplectic and metaplectic group, the Maslov index in a rigorous form, and the Leray index of a pair of Lagrangian planes. The concept of the "metatron" is introduced, in connection with the Bohmian theory of motion. The shorttime behavior of the propagator is studied and applied to the quantum Zeno effect."Publisher's website
Nonlocality and locality in the stochastic interpretation of quantum mechanics by
David Bohm(
Book
)
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ontological basis for the quantum theory by
David Bohm(
Book
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2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oral history interview with Basil Hiley by
B. J Hiley(
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3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Topics discussed include: family background and childhood; his education at King's College, London; the difference between American and British physicists; quantum mechanics; and David Baum
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Topics discussed include: family background and childhood; his education at King's College, London; the difference between American and British physicists; quantum mechanics; and David Baum
O Bohmovi ontološki interpretaciji kvantne fizike in navezavi na vprašanje duševnih procesov : intervju z dr. Basilom J.
Hileyjem by
B. J Hiley(
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1 edition published in 1995 in Slovenian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1995 in Slovenian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Postmodern science in the historical context of postmodern world by Nikolina Mladenova Sretenova(
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3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The study includes three parts. The introductory chapter discusses the controversial legitimacy of the notion of postmodern science, postmodern physics, in particular, and defines his argument and approach to the issue. The second chapter offers a case study analysis of the changing philosophical discourse of the EinsteinBohr debate on foundations of quantum mechanics. He draws the conclusion that postmodern physics can enter legitimately the postmodern agenda to a degree to which the image of relational phenomenon dominates the postmodern path of thought. The third part of the study tests the design with interviews of several distinguished quantum physicists on the subject of EinsteinBohr debate in order to verify both the idea and the findings of the study. Only the responses of B. Hiley are included with this printing
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The study includes three parts. The introductory chapter discusses the controversial legitimacy of the notion of postmodern science, postmodern physics, in particular, and defines his argument and approach to the issue. The second chapter offers a case study analysis of the changing philosophical discourse of the EinsteinBohr debate on foundations of quantum mechanics. He draws the conclusion that postmodern physics can enter legitimately the postmodern agenda to a degree to which the image of relational phenomenon dominates the postmodern path of thought. The third part of the study tests the design with interviews of several distinguished quantum physicists on the subject of EinsteinBohr debate in order to verify both the idea and the findings of the study. Only the responses of B. Hiley are included with this printing
Oral history interview with Basil J. Hiley by
B. J Hiley(
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3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this interview Basil Hiley discusses topics such as: family background; nuclear physics; Cyril Domb; quantum mechanics; Hermann Bondi; University of London; Birkbeck College; Dave Bohm; Werner Ehrenberg; John Bernal; Maurice Wilkins; Roger Penrose; Leon Rosenfeld; Rudolph Peierls; Louis de Broglie; Schrodinger equation; HamiltonJacobi equation; Alan Wilson; Abner Shimony; Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel; Alberto da Rocha Barros; Marco Fernandes; Mario Schenberg; determinism; philosophy; chaos theory
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this interview Basil Hiley discusses topics such as: family background; nuclear physics; Cyril Domb; quantum mechanics; Hermann Bondi; University of London; Birkbeck College; Dave Bohm; Werner Ehrenberg; John Bernal; Maurice Wilkins; Roger Penrose; Leon Rosenfeld; Rudolph Peierls; Louis de Broglie; Schrodinger equation; HamiltonJacobi equation; Alan Wilson; Abner Shimony; Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel; Alberto da Rocha Barros; Marco Fernandes; Mario Schenberg; determinism; philosophy; chaos theory
The statistical mechanics of interacting systems by
B. J Hiley(
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1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
On the Intuitive understanding of nonlocality as implied by quantum theory : contribution au Colloque "Un demi siècle de
mécanique quantique", Strasbourg, 24 mai 1974 by David Bohm(
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1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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Related Identities
 Bohm, David 19171992 Other Honoree Author
 Peat, F. David 1938 Other Contributor Editor
 Gosson, Maurice de Author
 Kaloyerou, P. N.
 Sretenova, Nikolina Mladenova Author
 Einstein, Albert 18791955
 Freire, Olival
 Kozhevnikov, A. B.
 Wilkins, Maurice 19162004
 Peruš, Mitja Interviewer
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Bernal, J. D.(John Desmond), Birkbeck College Bohm, David, Bohr, Niels, Bondi, Hermann Broglie, Louis de, Chaotic behavior in systems Determinism (Philosophy) Ehrenberg, W.(Werner), Einstein, Albert, Geometric quantization HamiltonJacobi equations King's College London Lagrangian functions Maslov index Nuclear physics Ontology Peierls, Rudolf E.(Rudolf Ernst), Penrose, Roger Philosophy Physics Quantum theory Rosenfeld, L.(Leon), Schrödinger equation SciencePhilosophy Shimony, Abner Statistical mechanics University of London Wilkins, Maurice, Wilson, Alan Herries
Alternative Names
Basil Hiley britischer Physiker
Basil Hiley Brits natuurkundige
Basil Hiley docente e fisico britannico
Basil Hiley physicien britannique
Hiley, B. J.
Hiley, B. J. (Basil James), 1935
Hiley, Basil.
Hiley, Basil, 1935
Hiley, Basil J.
Hiley, Basil James, 1935
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