The nature of physical reality : a philosophy of modern physics / Henry Margenau.


1st ed.. New York : McGraw-Hill, 1950.

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Subjects Kennistheorie.
Natuurwetenschappen.
Philosophie.
Physics -- Philosophy.
Physik.
Wetenschapsfilosofie.
Wissenschaftsphilosophie.
Description xiii, 479 pages : diagrams ; 20 cm
Copyright Date 1950.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Preliminary survey of reality -- Ways of arriving at reality -- What is immediately given? -- Departure from the immediate; constructs -- Metaphysical requirements on constructs -- Empirical confirmation -- Space and time -- System, observables, and states -- Physics of discrete systems -- Physics of continua -- Thermodynamics -- The role of definitions in science -- Probability -- Statistical mechanics -- Reality: a first outline -- The breakdown of physical models -- Basic ideas of quantum mechanics -- Uncertainty and measurements -- Causality -- The exclusion principle -- The contours of reality.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)918045
(OCoLC)ocm00918045
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WorldCat Identities Margenau, Henry, 1901-1997.
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