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Author: Robert J Russell; Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences.; Specola vaticana.
Publisher: Vatican City State : Vatican Observatory ; Berkeley, Calif. : Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, 2001.
Series: , 5th v.'">Series on "Scientific perspectives on divine action", 5th v.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of 15 essays explores the creative interaction among quantum physics, philosophy and theology. It presents the results of the fifth international research conference co-sponsored by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Vatikanstadt (2000)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quantum mechanics.
Vatican City State : Vatican Observatory ; Berkeley, Calif. : Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, 2001
(OCoLC)606759127
Online version:
Quantum mechanics.
Vatican City State : Vatican Observatory ; Berkeley, Calif. : Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, 2001
(OCoLC)607771847
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Russell; Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences.; Specola vaticana.
ISBN: 026803978X 9780268039783
OCLC Number: 49691251
Description: xxvi, 345 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: I. Scientific and historical context. The reality of the quantum world / Abner Shimony --
Quantum nonlocalities : experimental evidence / Raymond Y. Chiao --
Chaos and the semiclassical limit of quantum mechanics (Is the moon there when someone looks?) --
Formalism and ontology in early astronomy / Ernan McMullin --
II. Philosophical interpretations of quantum mechanics. Epistemological and ontological issues arising from quantum theory / William J. Stoeger --
Determinism versus indeterminism in quantum mechanics : a "free" choice / James T. Cushing --
Some worlds of quantum theory / Jeremy Butterfield --
The tangled story of nonlocality in quantum mechanics / Michael Redhead --
The histories interpretation of quantum theory and the problem of human/divine action / Chris Clarke --
III. Theological issues. Physical process, quantum events, and divine agency / John Polkinhorne --
Generalizations : from quantum mechanics to God / Michael Heller --
Tracing the lines : constraint and freedom in the movement from quantum physics to theology / Philip Clayton --
Creation, providence, and quantum chance / Thomas F. Tracy --
Quantum theory and the macroscopic world / George F.R. Ellis --
Divine action and quantum mechanics : a fresh assessment / Robert John Russell.
Series Title: Series on "Scientific perspectives on divine action", 5th v.
Responsibility: Robert John Russell [and others], editors.

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