Natural philosophy of cause and chance : being the Waynflete lectures, delivered in the College of St. Mary Magdalen, Oxford, in Hilary Term, 1948, together with a new essay, "Symbol and reality" / by Max Born.


New York : Dover Publications, 1964.

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Subjects Causaliteit.
Natuurwetenschappen.
Physics -- Philosophy.
Physique -- Philosophie.
Wetenschapsfilosofie.
Description x, 239 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1964.
Notes "An unabridged and unaltered republication of the work first published by the Oxford University Press in 1949, to which has been added two new appendices: Addendum (1964) and Symbol and reality, a new English translation of a lecture given at the June, 1964 meeting of Nobel laureates at Landau, Germany."
Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- Causality and determinism -- Illustration: astronomy and particle mechanics -- Contiguity: mechanics of continuous media; electromagnetic fields; relativity and the field theory of gravitation -- Antecedence: thermodynamics -- Chance: kinetic theory of gases; statistical mechanics; general kinetic theory -- Chance and antecedence -- Matter: mass, energy, and radiation; electrons and quanta -- Chance: quantum mechanics; indeterministic physics; quantum kinetic theory of matter -- Metaphysical conclusions.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)491547
(OCoLC)ocm00491547
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WorldCat Identities Born, Max, 1882-1970.
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