Identity in Physics: A Historical, Philosophical, and Formal by Steven French,Décio Krause

By Steven French,Décio Krause

Steven French and Decio Krause research the metaphysical foundations of quantum physics. They draw jointly historic, logical, and philosophical views at the primary nature of quantum debris and supply new insights on a variety of very important concerns. targeting the recommendations of id and individuality, the authors discover replacement metaphysical perspectives; in accordance with one, quantum debris are not any diverse from books, tables, and folks during this admire; in response to the opposite, they most probably are. every one view comes with definite charges hooked up and after describing their origins within the historical past of quantum conception, the authors rigorously ponder even if those charges are worthy bearing. contemporary contributions to those discussions are analyzed intimately and the authors current their very own unique viewpoint at the concerns. the ultimate bankruptcy indicates how this angle should be taken ahead within the context of quantum box theory.

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