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Atomic Physics and Human Knowledge (Dover Books on Physics)

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These essays and speeches by the Nobel Prize–winning physicist date from 1934 to 1958. Rather than expositions on quantum physics, the articles are philosophical in nature, exploring the relevance of atomic physics to many areas of human endeavor. Topics include light and life, biology and atomic physics, natural philosophy and human cultures, unity of knowledge, atoms and human knowledge, and physical science and the problem of life. An essay in which Bohr and Einstein discuss determinism in quantum theory and the future of the wave equation theory is of particular note. 1961 edition.

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Articles and speeches by the Nobel Prize–winning physicist, dating from 1934 to 1958, offer philosophical explorations of the relevance of atomic physics to many areas of human endeavor. 1961 edition.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Light and Life
Biology and Atomic Physics
Natural Philosophy and Human Cultures
Discussion with Einstein on Epistemological Problems in Atomic Physics
Unity of Knowledge
Atoms and Human Knowledge
Physical Science and the Problem of Life
 

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ISBN:
9780486479286
Author:
Bohr, Niels
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Physics
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Physics -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Knowledge, theory of
Subject:
Physics-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Physics
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
110
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.26 lb

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