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From quarks to quasars : philosophical problems of modern physics

Author: Robert Garland ColodnyAlberto CoffaJohn A WinnieDavid B MalamentMichael R GardnerAll authors
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1986.
Series: University of Pittsburgh series in the philosophy of science, v. 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In these essays, four philosophers and one physicist consider the interactions of mathematics and physics with logic and philosophy in the era of modern science.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: From quarks to quasars.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)320775317
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From quarks to quasars.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)625336763
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Garland Colodny; Alberto Coffa; John A Winnie; David B Malament; Michael R Gardner; John J Stachel
ISBN: 0822935155 9780822935155
OCLC Number: 11599680
Description: xvi, 395 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: From Geometry to tolerance : sources of conventionalism in nineteenth-century geometry / Alberto Goffa --
Invariants and objectivity : a theory with applications to relativity and geometry / John A. Winnie --
Newtonian gravity, limits, and the geometry of space / David B. Malament --
Quantum mechanics and the received view of theories / Michael R. Gardner --
Do quanta need a new logic? / John Stachel --
Einstein and the quantum / John Stachel.
Series Title: University of Pittsburgh series in the philosophy of science, v. 7.
Responsibility: editor, Robert G. Colodny ; Alberto Coffa, John A. Winnie, David B. Malament, Michael R. Gardner, John Stachel.

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