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Physics, Logic, and History : Based on the First International Colloquium held at the University of Denver, May 16-20, 1966

Author: Wolfgang Yourgrau; Allen D Breck
Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 1970.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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However, there is an equally fashionable tendency to minimize or even eschew the historical aspects of logical and physical theories, and analogously, there is a deep- seated mistrust among  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Yourgrau; Allen D Breck
ISBN: 9781468417517 1468417517 9781468417494 1468417495
OCLC Number: 851823602
Description: 1 online resource (volumes)
Contents: I. A Realist View of Logic, Physics, and History.- II. Knowledge and Physical Reality.- III. The Science of History and Notions of Personality.- IV. The Growth of a Theoretical Model: A Simple Case Study.- V. Existence.- VI. The Problems of Unifying Cosmology with Microphysics.- VII. The Evolution of Evolution.- VIII. Plea for Pluralism in Philosophy and Physics.- IX. On Semantic Information.- X. Quantification and Ontological Commitment.- XI. Possible Internal Subquantum Motions of Elementary Particles.- XII. The Three Kings of Physics.- XIII. Scepticism and the Study of History.- XIV. Causation in History.- XV. Relativity Theory and Historicity of Physical Systems.- XVI. General Relativity as an Open Theory.- XVII. What Is Russell's Theory of Descriptions?.- XVIII. The Non-Quantal Foundations of Quantum Mechanics.- XIX. Some Problems of the Connection between Technical Development and Economic History.- XX. Is Science Human?.- Conclusion The Editors.
Responsibility: edited by Wolfgang Yourgrau, Allen D. Breck.

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