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Probabilities in physics

Author: Claus Beisbart; Stephan Hartmann
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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This volume provides a philosophical appraisal of probabilities in all of physics. It makes sense of probabilistic statements as they occur in the various physical theories and models and presents a plausible epistemology and metaphysics of probabilities.
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Probabilities in physics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
(OCoLC)714724949
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claus Beisbart; Stephan Hartmann
ISBN: 0191730602 9780191730603 9780191618208 0191618209
OCLC Number: 757856763
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 437 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. 1. Probabilities in statistical physics --
pt. 2. Probabilities in quantum mechanics --
pt. 3. Philosophical perspectives.
Responsibility: edited by Claus Beisbart and Stephan Hartmann.
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Probability plays a key role in modern physics: an international team of philosophers illuminate this role by exploring the epistemology and metaphysics of probabilities. They discuss statistical  Read more...

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