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The description of nature : Niels Bohr and the philosophy of quantum physics

Author: John Honner; Niels Bohr
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
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This explores Bohr's formulation of quantum theory, the notions of complementarity and correspondence, debates with Einstein about objectivity and realism, and the infinite harmony of nature.

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Named Person: Niels Henrik David Bohr
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Honner; Niels Bohr
ISBN: 0198249764 9780198249764
OCLC Number: 16526762
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 235 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Actors and spectators --
Quantum theory and its interpretation --
Bohr's transcendental philosophy --
Bohr contra Einstein --
Bohr's philosophy of physics --
Mysticism and the secrets of nature --
Microphysics and metaphysics.
Responsibility: John Honner.
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'a valuable guide to the growing number of scholars interested in unravelling Bohr's thought ... The book's strong point is the dissection of individual arguments and claims so they can be read and Read more...

 
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