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What is real?

Author: Giorgio Agamben
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2018]
Series: Meridian (Stanford, Calif.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this philosophical detective story, Giorgio Agamben reads the mysterious 1938 disappearance of atomic physicist Ettore Majorana as an intentional and decisive objection to how quantum physics had reduced the real to probability.
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Agamben, Giorgio, 1942-
What is real?
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018011743
Named Person: Ettore Majorana; Ettore Majorana
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Giorgio Agamben
ISBN: 9781503607378 1503607372
OCLC Number: 1029801477
Notes: "Originally published in Italian in 2016 under the title Che cos'è reale? La scomparsa di Majorana."
Description: 1 online resource (68 pages).
Contents: What Is Real? --
The Value of Statistical Laws in Physics and Social Sciences --
Notes
Series Title: Meridian (Stanford, Calif.)
Other Titles: Che cos'è reale?
Responsibility: Giorgio Agamben ; translated by Lorenzo Chiesa.

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