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Plotnitsky, Arkady

Epistemology and Probability

Plotnitsky, Arkady - Epistemology and Probability, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction—Epistemology and Probability in Quantum Theory: Physics, Mathematics, and Philosophy
Arkady Plotnitsky

2. Quantum Phenomena and the Double-Slit Experiment
Arkady Plotnitsky

3. Heisenberg’s Revolutions: New Kinematics, New Mathematics, and New Philosophy
Arkady Plotnitsky

4. From Geometry to Algebra in Physics, with Heisenberg
Arkady Plotnitsky

5. Schrödinger’s Waves: Propagation and Probability
Arkady Plotnitsky

6. Bohr’s Como Argument: Complementarity and the Problem of Causality
Arkady Plotnitsky

7. From Como to Copenhagen: Renunciations
Arkady Plotnitsky

8. Can Quantum-Mechanical Description of Physical Reality Be Considered both Complete and Local?
Arkady Plotnitsky

9. Essential Ambiguity and Essential Influence: Reading Bohr’s Reply to EPR
Arkady Plotnitsky

10. Mysteries Without Mysticism, Correlations Without Correlata, Epistemology Without Ontology, and Probability Without Causality
Arkady Plotnitsky

11. Conclusion: “The Mere Touch of Cold Philosophy”
Arkady Plotnitsky

Keywords: Physics, Quantum Physics, Philosophy of Science, Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, Epistemology

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Fundamental Theories of Physics
Page amount
31 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780387853345

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