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The Resource Determinism and indeterminism in modern physics : historical and systematic studies of the problem of causality, by Ernst Cassirer ; translated by O. Theodor Benfey ; with a preface by Henry Margenau

Determinism and indeterminism in modern physics : historical and systematic studies of the problem of causality, by Ernst Cassirer ; translated by O. Theodor Benfey ; with a preface by Henry Margenau

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Determinism and indeterminism in modern physics : historical and systematic studies of the problem of causality
Title
Determinism and indeterminism in modern physics
Title remainder
historical and systematic studies of the problem of causality
Statement of responsibility
by Ernst Cassirer ; translated by O. Theodor Benfey ; with a preface by Henry Margenau
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC/ICU
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1874-1945
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cassirer, Ernst
Index
index present
LC call number
  • QC6
  • CT788.W66
LC item number
  • .C3682
  • Z9176
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physics
  • Causality (Physics)
  • Déterminisme (Philosophie)
  • Causalité (Physique)
  • Physique
  • Causality (Physics)
  • Physics
  • Natuurkunde
  • Causaliteit
  • Determinisme
  • Causalité (Physique)
  • Déterminisme (Philosophie)
  • Physique - Philosophie
Label
Determinism and indeterminism in modern physics : historical and systematic studies of the problem of causality, by Ernst Cassirer ; translated by O. Theodor Benfey ; with a preface by Henry Margenau
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Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 214-216
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Historical introduction. The "Laplacean spirit" -- Metaphysical and critical determinism -- pt. II. The causality principle in classical physics. The basic types of statements in physics: statements of the results of measurements -- Statements of laws -- Statements of principles -- The general principle of causality -- pt. III. Causality and probability. Dynamic and statistical conformity to law -- The logical character of statistical statements -- pt. IV. The problem of causality in quantum theory. The foundations of quantum theory and the uncertainty relations -- The history and epistemology of the concept of the atom -- pt. V. Causality and continuity. The principle of continuity in classical physics -- The problem of the "material point" -- Concluding remarks and implications for ethics
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 227 pages
Lccn
56010870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
From the Lancelot Law Whyte Library with a few marks by him.
System control number
(OCoLC)568572
Label
Determinism and indeterminism in modern physics : historical and systematic studies of the problem of causality, by Ernst Cassirer ; translated by O. Theodor Benfey ; with a preface by Henry Margenau
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 214-216
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Historical introduction. The "Laplacean spirit" -- Metaphysical and critical determinism -- pt. II. The causality principle in classical physics. The basic types of statements in physics: statements of the results of measurements -- Statements of laws -- Statements of principles -- The general principle of causality -- pt. III. Causality and probability. Dynamic and statistical conformity to law -- The logical character of statistical statements -- pt. IV. The problem of causality in quantum theory. The foundations of quantum theory and the uncertainty relations -- The history and epistemology of the concept of the atom -- pt. V. Causality and continuity. The principle of continuity in classical physics -- The problem of the "material point" -- Concluding remarks and implications for ethics
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 227 pages
Lccn
56010870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
From the Lancelot Law Whyte Library with a few marks by him.
System control number
(OCoLC)568572

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