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Natural philosophy of cause and chance : being the Waynflete lectures, delivered in the College of St. Mary Magdalen, Oxford, in Hilary Term, 1948, together with a new essay, "Symbol and reality"

Author: Max Born
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1964.
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Born, Max, 1882-1970.
Natural philosophy of cause and chance.
New York, Dover Publications [1964]
(OCoLC)654730488
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Born
OCLC Number: 491547
Notes: "An unabridged and unaltered republication of the work first published by the Oxford University Press in 1949, to which has been added two new appendices: Addendum (1964) and Symbol and reality, a new English translation of a lecture given at the June, 1964 meeting of Nobel laureates at Landau, Germany."
Includes index.
Description: x, 239 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Causality and determinism --
Illustration: astronomy and particle mechanics --
Contiguity: mechanics of continuous media; electromagnetic fields; relativity and the field theory of gravitation --
Antecedence: thermodynamics --
Chance: kinetic theory of gases; statistical mechanics; general kinetic theory --
Chance and antecedence --
Matter: mass, energy, and radiation; electrons and quanta --
Chance: quantum mechanics; indeterministic physics; quantum kinetic theory of matter --
Metaphysical conclusions.
Responsibility: by Max Born.

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