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The crisis in physics

Author: Christopher Caudwell; H Levy
Publisher: London : Verso, 2017.
Series: Radical thinkers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Christopher Caudwell's The Crisis in Physics is a stylish and readable analysis of the lines of connection between scientific theories and economic realities. Caudwell provides a trenchant critique of mechanism and positivism. In the words of J.B.S. Haldane, The Crisis in Physics offers a 'quarry of ideas' for future philosophers: a wealth of insights and arguments that demands continuing critical  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Caudwell; H Levy
ISBN: 9781786634603 1786634600
OCLC Number: 1021222926
Notes: Originally published: London : John Lane, 1939.
Includes index.
Description: xiii, 243 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Radical thinkers.
Responsibility: Christopher Caudwell ; edited with an introduction by Professor H. Levy.

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Caudwell's controversial book offers an astute and enduring diagnosis of the maladies of bourgeois epistemology  Read more...

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"Caudwell criticized, brilliantly and destructively, the philosophical conclusions of bourgeois scientists." J. D. Bernal

 
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