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Physics as natural philosophy : essays in honor of Laszlo Tisza on his seventy-fifth birthday

Author: Laszlo Tisza; Abner Shimony; Herman Feshbach
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1982.
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Named Person: Laszlo Tisza; Laszlo Tisza
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laszlo Tisza; Abner Shimony; Herman Feshbach
ISBN: 026219208X 9780262192088
OCLC Number: 9228241
Description: x, 432 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A fractal attractor, and why it may matter / Benoit Mandelbrot --
Fourier's inequality as a principle of thermodynamics, with applications to magnetothermoelectric effects / Susan J. Benofy and Paul M. Quay, S.J. --
On the philosophical problem of making a list / Cynthia K. Whitney --
Thermodyamics and fluctuations in nonequilibrium systems / Irwin Oppenheim --
An analysis of laser phase transition analogies / C.R. Willis --
Geometric analogues of phase transitions / H. Eugene Stanley --
The mean-field theory of freezing and "spinodals" / W. Klein --
On the Lloyd model of a disordered system / J.M. Luttinger --
Density functionals for Coulomb systems / Elliot H. Lieb --
In search of the one-photon interaction / George O. Zimmerman. Effect of ambient vibration on neutron interferometer performance / C.G. Shull --
What is the proper role of classical physics? : reversing the correspondence principle / Daniel M. Greenberger --
On the possibility of observing the eventual breakdown of the superposition principle / F. Károlyházy, A. Frenkel, and B. Lukács --
Quantum mechanics, thermodynamics, and the strong cosmological principle / David Layzer --
On the relativistic definition of spin / Irwin Manning --
String dusts, fluids, and subspaces / John Stachel --
Types of coherent electrical vibrations in biological systems / H. Fröhlich --
Morphe / Hyman Hartman --
The correlation of the electroencephalogram with mental activity : a paradox and its resolution / Armand Siegel. Demons, angels, and probability : some aspects of British science in the nineteenth century / Silvan S. Schweber --
Some turns of phrase in Einstein's early papers / Martin J. Klein --
Redefining Anschaulichkeit / Arthur I. Miller --
Laszlo Tisza's contributions to philosophy of science / Abner Shimony.
Responsibility: edited by Abner Shimony and Herman Feshbach.

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