Niels Bohr and Complementarity

An Introduction

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-4516-6 (Print) 978-1-4614-4517-3 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

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    Pages 1-15

    1900–1962: From Planck to Bohr

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    Pages 17-25

    1913. “On the Constitution of Atoms and Molecules”: Quantum Jumps and Epistemological Leaps

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    Pages 27-40

    1925. “Atomic Theory and Mechanics”: From the Old Quantum Theory to Heisenberg’s Quantum Mechanics

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    Pages 41-57

    1927. “The Quantum Postulate and the Recent Development of Atomic Theory” (The Como Lecture): Complementarity Versus Causality

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    Pages 59-69

    1929. “The Quantum of Action and the Description of Nature”: New Complementarities and a New Interpretation

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    Pages 71-87

    1931. “The Space–Time Continuity and Atomic Physics” (the Bristol Lecture): Quantum Phenomena and the Double-Slit Experiment

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    Pages 89-106

    1933. “On the Question of Measurability of Electromagnetic Field Quantities”: Complementarity and Quantum Field Theory

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    Pages 107-136

    1935. “Can Quantum-Mechanical Description of Physical Reality Be Considered Complete?”: The EPR Experiment and Complementarity

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    Pages 137-165

    1937–1938. “Complementarity and Causality” and “The Causality Problem in Atomic Physics” (The Warsaw Lecture): The Knowable and the Unthinkable

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    Pages 167-179

    1954–1962. “The Unity of Knowledge”: New Harmonies

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 181-199