Quantum Philosophy: Understanding and Interpreting Contemporary Science

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Quantum philosophy
UNDERSTANDING AND INTERPRETING
CONTEMPORARY SCIENCE

ROLAND OMNÈS

Translated by Arturo Sangalli

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents v
  • Preface xi
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • Prelude xv
  • Part One - The Legacy 1
  • Chapter I - Classical Logic 6
  • Chapter II - Classical Physics 23
  • Chapter III - Classical Physics 47
  • Chapter IV - Classical Philosophy of Knowledge 62
  • Part Two - The Fracture 79
  • Chapter V - Formal Mathematics 84
  • Chapter VI - The Philosophy of Mathematics 108
  • Chapter VII - Formal Physics 124
  • Chapter VIII - The Epistemology of Physics 147
  • Part Three - From Formal Back to Visual: the Quantum Case 159
  • Chapter IX - Between Logic and Physics 163
  • Chapter X - Rediscovering Common Sense 184
  • Chapter XI - From the Measurable to the Unmeasurable 196
  • Chapter XII - On Realism 216
  • Part Four - State of the Question and Perspectives 235
  • Chapter XIII - A New Beginning 237
  • Chapter XIV - What Is Science? 246
  • Chapter XV - Method 255
  • Chapter XVI - Vanishing Perspectives 269
  • Glossary 283
  • Name Index 291
  • Subject Index 295
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