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The quest for reality : Bohr and Wittgenstein, two complementary views

Author: Stig Stenholm
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st impressionView all editions and formats
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In both science and philosophy, the twentieth century saw a radical breakdown of certainty in the human worldview. Quantum theorist Stig Stenholm presents Bohr and Wittgenstein as central figures  Read more...

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Named Person: Ludwig Wittgenstein; Niels Bohr
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stig Stenholm
ISBN: 9780199603589 0199603588 9780198729105 0198729103
OCLC Number: 951275859
Description: VIII, 222 str. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Prelude: The modern stance ; 2. Twilight of the gods ; 3. The view from Copenhagen ; 4. Epistemological interlude ; 5. Wittgenstein enters the scene ; 6. Shaky foundations ; 7. Physics interface ; 8. Philosophical consequences ; 9. Metaphysics and reality ; 10. Concluding epilogue
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Stenholm, a theoretical physicist specialising in quantum optics, has a wide understanding of many of the philosophical issues that lie at the heart of the debate that surrounds the foundations of Read more...

 
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