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Quantum mechanics and the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead

Author: Michael Epperson
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2012.
Series: American philosophy series, no. 14
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This is an extended analysis of the intricate relationships between relativity theory, quantum mechanics and Alfred North Whitehead's cosmology. Michael Epperson illuminates the intersection of science and philosophy in Whitehead's work.
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Epperson, Michael. (NL-LeOCL)269267301.
Quantum mechanics and the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2003023756
Named Person: Alfred North Whitehead
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Epperson
ISBN: 9780823250219 0823250210 0823223191 9780823223190 9780823250127 0823250121
OCLC Number: 806962256
Description: 1 online resource (text (xiv, 263 p.)).
Series Title: American philosophy series, no. 14
Responsibility: by Michael Epperson.

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