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Paradox Lost

Paradox Lost

Images of the Quantum

by Philip Russell Wallace

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 17/09/2011

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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.
ISBN:
9781461284680
9781461284680
Category:
Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
17-09-2011
Language:
English
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
166
Dimensions (mm):
235x155x9mm
Weight:
0.29kg

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