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Physical theory and its interpretation : essays in honor of Jeffrey Bub

Author: Jeffrey Bub; William Demopoulos; Itamar Pitowsky
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, ©2006.
Series: University of Western Ontario series in philosophy of science, v. 72.
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Includes essays that cover a number of central topics in the foundations of physics, including the role of symmetry principles in classical and quantum physics, Einstein's hole argument in general relativity, quantum mechanics and special relativity, quantum correlations, quantum logic, and quantum probability and information.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Physical theory and its interpretation.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2006
(DLC) 2007295171
(OCoLC)76685693
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Bub; William Demopoulos; Itamar Pitowsky
ISBN: 9781402048760 1402048769 1402048750 9781402048753
OCLC Number: 262691277
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 283 pages) : figure.
Contents: A New Modal Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics in Terms of Relational Properties; Why Special Relativity Should Not Be a Template for a Fundamental Reformulation of Quantum Mechanics; On Symmetry and Conserved Quantities in Classical Mechanics; On the Notion of a Physical Theory of an Incompletely Knowable Domain; Markov Properties and Quantum Experiments; Quantum Entropy; Symmetry and the Scope of Scientific Realism; Is it True; or is it False; or Somewhere in Between? The Logic of Quantum Theory; Einstein's Hole Argument and Weyl's Field-body Relationalism.
Series Title: University of Western Ontario series in philosophy of science, v. 72.
Responsibility: edited by William Demopoulos and Itamar Pitowsky.
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