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Ben-Menahem, Yemima

Probability in Physics

Ben-Menahem, Yemima - Probability in Physics, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Yemima Ben-Menahem, Meir Hemmo

2. Physics and Chance
David Albert

3. Typicality and the Role of the Lebesgue Measure in Statistical Mechanics
Itamar Pitowsky

4. Typicality and Notions of Probability in Physics
Sheldon Goldstein

5. Deterministic Laws and Epistemic Chances
Wayne C. Myrvold

6. Measures over Initial Conditions
Meir Hemmo, Orly Shenker

7. A New Approach to the Approach to Equilibrium
Roman Frigg, Charlotte Werndl

8. Revising Statistical Mechanics: Probability, Typicality and Closure Time
Alon Drory

9. How Many Maxwell’s Demons, and Where?
Eric Fanchon, Klil Ha-Horesh Neori, Avshalom C. Elitzur

10. Locality and Determinism: The Odd Couple
Yemima Ben-Menahem

11. Why the Tsirelson Bound?
Jeffrey Bub

12. Three Attempts at Two Axioms for Quantum Mechanics
Daniel Rohrlich

13. Generalized Probability Measures and the Framework of Effects
William Demopoulos

14. Infinitely Challenging: Pitowsky’s Subjective Interpretation and the Physics of Infinite Systems
Laura Ruetsche, John Earman

15. Bayesian Conditioning, the Reflection Principle, and Quantum Decoherence
Christopher A. Fuchs, Rüdiger Schack

16. The World According to de Finetti: On de Finetti’s Theory of Probability and Its Application to Quantum Mechanics
Joseph Berkovitz

17. Four and a Half Axioms for Finite-Dimensional Quantum Probability
Alexander Wilce

18. Probability in the Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics
Lev Vaidman

Keywords: Physics, Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity, Quantum Physics, Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, Philosophy of Science

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
2012
Series
The Frontiers Collection
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642213298

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