The Philosophy of Quantum Physics

The Philosophy of Quantum Physics

Hardcover(1st ed. 2018)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319783543
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/22/2018
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 291
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


Cord Friebe is acting Chair of Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Siegen. His fields of interest: Philosophy of Physics, Analytical Ontology,
Kant's theoretical philosophy.
Meinard Kuhlmann is acting Chair of Philosophy of Science at the University of Mainz. His fields of interest: Philosophy of physics, philosophy of science and Analytical Ontology.Holger Lyre is Professor of Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Magdeburg. His fields of interest: Philosophy of physics, philosophy of mind and science theory of cognitive neuroscience.
Paul M. Näger is Research Associate at the University of Münster. His fields of interest: Philosophy of physics, philosophy of science, metaphysics.
Oliver Passon is advisor to the Working Group on Physics and its Didactics at the University of Wuppertal. His fields of interest: Phenomenological Optics, Philosophy of Science and interpretation of quantum mechanics.
Manfred Stöckler is Professor of Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Bremen. His fields of interest: Philosophy of physics, philosophy of the time and methodology of the
Exploration of complex systems.

Table of Contents

Physical and mathematical foundations (Cord Friebe).- The Measurement problem. Minimal and collapse interpretations (Cord Friebe).- Quantum identity and indistinguishability (Holger Lyre).- Entanglement and non-locality: EPR, Bell and their consequences (Paul Näger and Manfred Stöckler).- Non-collapse interpretations (Oliver Passon).- Quantum field theory (Meinard Kuhlmann and Manfred Stöckler).- Chronology and outlook (Cord Friebe, Meinard Kuhlmann and Holger Lyre).- Example solutions for the exercises.

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