Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science (World Perspectives)

 
9780045300068: Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science (World Perspectives)

Nobel Prize winner Werner Heisenberg's classic account explains the central ideas of the quantum revolution, and his celebrated Uncertainty Principle. Heisenberg reveals how words and concepts familiar in daily life can lose their meaning in the world of relativity and quantum physics.This in turn has profound philosophical implications for the nature of reality.

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A classic statement of the philosphical problems surrounding quantum theory and relativity by one of the founders of modern physics and the proponent of quantum physics' greatest challenge to philosophy - Heisenberg's Uncertainty Priciple.

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"A giant of modern physics." -- New York Times

A giant of modern physics. --New York Times

"A giant of modern physics."--New York Times

A giant of modern physics. --New York Times"

Philosophically, the implications of quantum mechanics are psychedelic. . . . [a] mind-expanding discovery. --Gary Zukav, author of "The Seat of the Soul""

"Philosophically, the implications of quantum mechanics are psychedelic. . . . [a] mind-expanding discovery."--Gary Zukav, author of The Seat of the Soul

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