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Document Type: | Book |
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All Authors / Contributors: |
Hans Halvorson |

ISBN: | 9781107005709 1107005701 |

OCLC Number: | 690584644 |

Description: | xiii, 472 p. : ill. ; 27 cm. |

Contents: | I. Beyond the Hilbert Space Formalism: Category Theory: 1. A prehistory of n-categorical physics / John C. Baez and Aaron Lauda; 2. A universe of processes and some of its guises / Bob Coecke; 3. Topos methods in the foundations of physics / Chris J. Isham; 4. The physical interpretation of daseinisation / Andreas Döring; 5. Classical and quantum observables / Hans F. de Groote; 6. Bohrification / Chris Heunen, Nicolaas P. Landsman and Bas Spitters -- II. Beyond the Hilbert Space Formalism: Operator Algebras: 7. Yet more ado about nothing: the remarkable relativistic vacuum state / Stephen J. Summers; 8. Einstein meets von Neumann: locality and operational independence in algebraic quantum field theory / Miklós Rédei -- III. Behind the Hilbert Space Formalism: 9. Quantum theory and beyond: is entanglement special? / Borivoje Dakić and Časlav Brukner; 10. Is Von Neumann's 'no hidden variables' proof silly? / Jeffrey Bub; 11. Foliable operational structures for general probabilistic theories / Lucien Hardy; 12. The strong free will theorem / John H. Conway and Simon Kochen. |

Responsibility: | edited by Hans Halvorson. |

### Abstract:

Top researchers in the mathematical foundations of physics explore how innovation can foster deeper insight into the physical world's structure.
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