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Weimar culture and quantum mechanics : selected papers by Paul Forman and contemporary perspectives on the Forman thesis

Author: Paul Forman; Cathryn Carson; A B Kozhevnikov; Helmuth Trischler
Publisher: London : Imperial College Press ; Singapore : World Scientific, ©2011.
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"This volume reprints Paul Forman's classic papers on the history of the scientific profession in post-World War I Germany and the invention of quantum mechanics. The Forman thesis became famous for its demonstration of the cultural conditioning of scientific knowledge, in particular by showing the historical connection between the culture of Weimar Germany--known for its irrationality and antiscientism--and the  Read more...
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Weimar culture and quantum mechanics.
London : Imperial College Press ; Singapore : World Scientific, ©2011
(OCoLC)466344850
Named Person: Paul Forman; Paul Forman
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Forman; Cathryn Carson; A B Kozhevnikov; Helmuth Trischler
ISBN: 9789814293129 9814293121
OCLC Number: 774392834
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 542 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Forman thesis : 40 years after / Cathryn Carson, Alexei Kojevnikov and Helmuth Trischler --
Cold War culture, history of science and postmodernity : engagement of an intellectual in a holistic academic environment / J.L. Heilbron --
Selected chronological bibliography of Paul Forman's scholarship --
Scientific internationalism and the Weimar physicists : the ideology and its manipulation in Germany after World War I / Paul Forman --
The financial support and political alignment of physicists in Weimar Germany / Paul Forman --
Weimar culture, causality, and quantum theory, 1918-27 : adaptation by German physicists and mathematicians to a hostile intellectual environment / Paul Forman --
Kausalität, Anschaulichkeit, and Individualität, or, how cultural values prescribed the character and the lessons ascribed to quantum mechanics / Paul Forman --
The reception of an acausal quantum mechanics in Germany and Britain / Paul Forman --
Paul Forman and the environment and practice of quantum history / David C. Cassidy --
Culture and mechanics in Germany, 1869-1918 : a sketch / Richard Staley --
The establishment of a network of reactionary physicists in the Weimar Republic / Stefan L. Wolff --
Philosophical rhetoric in early quantum mechanics 1925-27 : high principles, cultural values and professional anxieties / Alexei Kojevnikov --
'The shackles of causality' : physics and philosophy in the Netherlands in the Interwar period / Kai Eigner and Frans van Lunteren --
Crisis, measurement problems and controversy in early quantum electrodynamics : the failed appropriation of epistemology in the second quantum generation / Anja Skaar Jacobsen --
Causality in physics and in the history of physics : a comparison of Bohm's and Forman's papers / Olival Freire --
Forman reformed, again / M. Norton wise --
From Kosmos to Koralle : on the culture of science reading in Imperial and Weimar Germany / Arne Schirrmacher --
Living ambiguity : speculative bodies of science in Weimar culture / Cornelius Borck --
Science and politics : pathology in Weimar Germany (1918-33) / Cay-Rüdiger Prüll --
Jordan alias Domeier : science and cultural politics in late Weimar conservatism / Richard H. Beyler --
The causality debates of the interwar years and their preconditions : revisiting the Forman thesis from a broader perspective / Michael Stöltzner --
Modern or anti-modern science? : Weimar culture, natural science and the Heidegger-Heisenberg exchange / Cathryn Carson.
Responsibility: Cathryn Carson, Alexei Kojevnikov, Helmuth Trischler, editors.

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