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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Norris, Christopher, 1947-
Quantum theory and the flight from realism.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||0203249801 9780203249802 9780203464311 0203464311 9780415223218 0415223210 9780415223225 0415223229|
|Description:||1 online resource (x, 266 pages).|
|Contents:||Acknowledgements Introduction 1.Is it Possible to be a Realist About Quantum Mechanics? 2. Quantum Theory and the Logic of Anti-Realism 3. Bell, Bohm and the EPR Debate: a case for nonlocal realism 4. Quantum Worlds Without End: the multiverse according to Deutsch 5. Should Philosophers take Lessons from Quantum Theorists? 6. Putnam's Progress: quantum theory and the flight from realism 7. Can Logic be Quantum-Relativised? Putman, Dummett and the 'Great Quantum Muddle' 8. From Copenhagen to the Stars: some ways of quantum worldmaking Index|
|Series Title:||Critical realism--interventions.|
"Norris's book is a very clear and engaging introduction to the tensions between realism and QM, and it could be especially helpful for first-time readers in this difficult field."-Kent A. Peacock