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The nature of physical reality

Author: Henry Margenau
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1950.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Margenau
OCLC Number: 12992729
Notes: "McGraw-Hill paperbacks."
Description: xiii, 479 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Ch. 1 preliminary survey of reality --
Ch. 2 ways of arriving at reality --
Ch. 3 what is immediately given? --
Ch. 4 departure from the immediate; constructs --
Ch. 5 metaphysical requirements on constructs --
Ch. 6 empirical confirmation --
Ch. 7 space and time --
Ch. 8 systems, observables, and states --
Ch. 9 physics of discrete systems --
Ch. 10 physics of continua --
Ch. 11 thermodynamics --
Ch. 12 the role of definitions in science --
Ch. 13 probability --
Ch. 14 statistical mechanics --
Ch. 15 reality: a first outline --
Ch. 16 the breakdown of physical models --
Ch. 17 basic ideas of quantum mechanics --
Ch. 18 uncertainty and measurements --
Ch. 19 causality --
Ch. 20 the exclusion principle --
Ch. 21 the contours of reality.
Responsibility: Henry Margenau.

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