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Paradox Lost

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"Medical scientists use the word `iatrogenic' to refer to disabilities that are the consequence of medical treatment. We believe that some such word might be coined to refer to philosophical difficulties for which philosophers themselves are responsible" Sir Peter Medawar Arguing that quantum theory as it stands is perhaps the most comprehensive, well-verified, and successful theory in the history of science, the author clears away the impression that it is an incomplete, philosophically flawed, and self-contradictory theory. In simple terms accessible to anyone with a little prior knowledge of science, Wallace examines the numerous "paradoxes" and "difficulties" claimed for quantum mechanics, and shows that they are due to excesses of interpretation that have been imposed on the theory.

Synopsis:

Many educated non-scientists have developed an out-dated, paradox-filled impression of the meaning and implications of quantum mechanics. Arguing that quantum theory is perhaps the most comprehensive, well-verified, and successful theory in the history of science, Paradox Lost clears away the 'paradox-filled' impression, examining the numerous 'paradoxes' and 'difficulties' in simple terms.

Synopsis:

Arguing that Quantum theory as it stands is perhaps the most comprehensive, well-verified, and successful theory of science, the author clears away the impression shared by physicists and laymen alike that it is incomplete, philosophically flawed, or self contradictory.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780387946597
Author:
Wallace, Philip R.
Publisher:
Springer
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Quantum Theory
Subject:
Mathematical Physics
Subject:
Quantum physics.
Subject:
Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics
Subject:
Physics-Quantum Mechanics
Subject:
Quantum Field Theories, String Theory
Subject:
Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Book
Series Volume:
103-383
Publication Date:
19960425
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
196
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm 970 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Many educated non-scientists have developed an out-dated, paradox-filled impression of the meaning and implications of quantum mechanics. Arguing that quantum theory is perhaps the most comprehensive, well-verified, and successful theory in the history of science, Paradox Lost clears away the 'paradox-filled' impression, examining the numerous 'paradoxes' and 'difficulties' in simple terms.
"Synopsis" by , Arguing that Quantum theory as it stands is perhaps the most comprehensive, well-verified, and successful theory of science, the author clears away the impression shared by physicists and laymen alike that it is incomplete, philosophically flawed, or self contradictory.
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