Seeing Double - Shared Identities in Physics, Philosophy and Literature

Shared Identities in Physics, Philosophy, and Literature
 
 
MIT Press
  • erschienen am 29. August 2003
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 192 Seiten
978-0-262-66173-7 (ISBN)
 
An exploration of the relationship between quantum theory and concepts of individuality and identity from ancient Greece to the present.
  • Englisch
  • Cambridge
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  • USA
MIT Press Ltd
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Broschur/Paperback
11 illus.
  • Höhe: 206 mm
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  • Breite: 135 mm
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  • Dicke: 11 mm
  • 209 gr
978-0-262-66173-7 (9780262661737)
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Peter Pesic is a Tutor and Musician-in-Residence at St. John's College, Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has a Ph.D. in physics from Stanford University.
... an ambitious but sober reminder of the deep philosophical questions revolving around the ideas of individuality, identity and distinguishability.

-Levy-Leblond, Physics World ... offers a rare insight into the bizarre quantum realm and its implications for our sense of self.

-PD Smith, The Guardian Pesic suavely creates a masterpiece by saying much in little space.

-Ray Olson, Booklist
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