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Philosophy of physics / Part B.

Publisher: Amsterdam : North Holland, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. ed

Discusses the philosophical implications of modern physics. This book contains expositions of the fundamental theories of modern physics. It covers three main pillars of modern physics: relativity  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780444530028 0444515607 9780444515605 0444530029
OCLC Number: 612423659
Description: XXIV, Seiten [923] - 1434, I [1] - I 19 : Diagramme
Contents: General Preface (Dov Gabbay, Paul Thagard and John Woods) Introduction (Jeremy Butterfield and John Earman) List of Contributors On Symplectic Reduction in Classical Mechanics (Jeremy Butterfield) The Representation of Time and Change in Mechanics (Gordon Belot) Classical Relativity Theory (David Malament) Non-Relativisitic Quantum Theory (Michael Dickson) Between Classical and Quantum (N.P. Landsman) Quantum Information and Computing (Jeffrey Bub) The Conceptual Basis of Quantum Field Theory (Gerard 't Hooft) Algebraic Quantum Field Theory (Hans Halvorson (with an Appendix by Michael Muger) Issues in the Foundations of Classical Statistical Physics (Jos Uffink) Quantum Statistical Physics (Gerard Emch) Issues in the Philosophy of Cosmology (George F.R. Ellis) Quantum Gravity (Carlo Rovelli) Symmetrics and Invariances in Classical Physics (Katherine Brading and Elena Castellani) Aspects of Determinism in Modern Physics (John Earman) Index
Responsibility: ed. by Jeremy Butterfield ...


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