Epistemology and Probability

Bohr, Heisenberg, Schrödinger, and the Nature of Quantum-Theoretical Thinking

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ISBN: 978-0-387-85333-8 (Print) 978-0-387-85334-5 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxiii

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    Pages 1-44

    Introduction—Epistemology and Probability in Quantum Theory: Physics, Mathematics, and Philosophy

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    Pages 45-75

    Quantum Phenomena and the Double-Slit Experiment

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    Pages 77-113

    Heisenberg’s Revolutions: New Kinematics, New Mathematics, and New Philosophy

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    Pages 115-136

    From Geometry to Algebra in Physics, with Heisenberg

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    Pages 137-177

    Schrödinger’s Waves: Propagation and Probability

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    Pages 179-217

    Bohr’s Como Argument: Complementarity and the Problem of Causality

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    Pages 219-235

    From Como to Copenhagen: Renunciations

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    Pages 237-277

    Can Quantum-Mechanical Description of Physical Reality Be Considered both Complete and Local?

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    Pages 279-311

    Essential Ambiguity and Essential Influence: Reading Bohr’s Reply to EPR

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    Pages 313-352

    Mysteries Without Mysticism, Correlations Without Correlata, Epistemology Without Ontology, and Probability Without Causality

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    Pages 353-367

    11 Conclusion: “The Mere Touch of Cold Philosophy”

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 369-402