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philosophical impact of contemporary physics.

Milic Capek

philosophical impact of contemporary physics.

by Milic Capek

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Published by Van Nostrand .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination414p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages414
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Open LibraryOL19939320M

Despite the influence of Newton's “method” on eighteenth-century philosophy, it is obvious that the Principia's greater impact on the eighteenth century is to have effected a branching within natural philosophy that led to the development of mathematical physics on the one hand, and philosophy on the other. And yet to achieve an. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics is devoted to all aspects of the history and philosophy of modern physics broadly understood, including physical aspects of astronomy, chemistry and other non-biological sciences. The primary focus is on physics from the mid/late-nineteenth century to the present, the period of emergence of.

The philosophy of physics addresses these aspects in their relevance to modern physics: classical mechanics, thermodynamics, quantum mechanics and physical cosmology. The philosophy of physics can be divided into three branches. The first is the analytical study of major concepts such as spatial, temporal and causal relationships. The Philosophical Impact of Contemporary Physics. Van Nostrand, ISBN X. Bergson and Modern Physics: A Re-Interpretation and Re-Evaluation. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Vol. 7. D. Reidel Publ. Comp., ISBN (Google Books). (edited by M. Čapek).Born: 26 January , Třebechovice, Bohemia, .

David Deutsch's books "The Fabric of Reality" and "The Beginning of Infinity" both have material on philosophy of physics, especially quantum mechanics. Julian Barbour's books "The End of Time" and "The Discovery of Dynamics" have philosophical material on mechanics and relativity. Contemporary physics is so complex that no single physicist can be said to have a decent grasp of the full picture. This makes communicating physics a formidable challenge. Acclaimed popular science writer, Jim Baggott, talks us through this challenge by discussing his favourite physics books.


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Excerpt. The present book has grown out of the conviction that no true understanding of contemporary physics and its philosophical implications is possible without first fully realizing in what sense and to what extent modern physical concepts differ from the concepts of classical physics.

The classical concepts of space, time, matter, motion. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Čapek, Milič. Philosophical impact of contemporary physics. Princeton, N.J., Van Nostrand [] (OCoLC) The Philosophical Impact of Contemporary Physics - PhilPapers A clear presentation and exploration of the philosophical implications of the classical picture of the physical world and the ways in which contemporary philosophical impact of contemporary physics.

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This book is certainly best read with prior knowledge of some classical and some quantum physics.4/5. The book makes a convincing argument that there are unresolved issues in the interpretation of quantum physics, and an impassioned plea for more philosophical. He has ex­ pounded his views on these matters in a number of articles and, systema­ tically, in his book The Philosophical Impact of Contemporary PhYSiCS, published in and reprinted with two new appendices in Brand: Springer Netherlands.

He has published articles and books on philosophy of physics and analytic metaphysics, including Non-locality and Possible Worlds. A Counterfactual Perspective on Quantum Entanglement (Ontos Verlag, ).

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Lewens, Tim. The Meaning of Science: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science (Basic Books ). Tim Lewens writes with remarkable clarity on issues such as inductive logic and the nature of scientific progress. Much of the book deals with human behavior, such as altruism and free will.adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86ACited by: 5.He has ex­ pounded his views on these matters in a number of articles and, systema­ tically, in his book The Philosophical Impact of Contemporary PhYSiCS, published in and reprinted with two new appendices in