2007

Einstein’s Struggles with Quantum Theory

A Reappraisal

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ISBN: 978-0-387-71519-3 (Print) 978-0-387-71520-9 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Part A Setting the Scene

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-20

      The Philosophical Background Einstein and Mach

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      Pages 21-37

      Einstein and Quantum Theory: The Early Years

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      Pages 39-58

      Quantum Mechanics and its Fundamental Issues

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      Pages 59-82

      The Standard Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

  3. Part B Einstein Confronting Quantum Theory from 1925

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

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      Pages 85-106

      Einstein’s Approaches to Quantum Theory 1925-1935

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      Pages 107-140

      EPR and its Aftermath

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      Pages 141-154

      Einstein and the Macroscopic Limit of Quantum Mechanics

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      Pages 155-208

      Summary of Einstein’s Views

  4. Part C Denouement

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 209-209

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      Pages 211-246

      Bell’s Contributions and Quantum Non-locality

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      Pages 247-272

      Non-standard Quantum Interpretations

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      Pages 273-297

      Einstein and Quantum Information Theory

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      Pages 299-320

      Bridging the Quantum-Classical Divide

  5. Part D Looking Forward

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 321-321

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      Pages 323-343

      Quantum Foundations: General Outlook

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      Pages 345-354

      Assessment of Einstein’s Views and Contributions

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 355-370