Encounters with Einstein: And Other Essays on People, Places, and Particles
In nine essays and lectures composed in the last years of his life, Werner Heisenberg offers a bold appraisal of the scientific method in the twentieth century--and relates its philosophical impact on contemporary society and science to the particulars of molecular biology, astrophysics, and related disciplines. Are the problems we define and pursue freely chosen according to our conscious interests? Or does the historical process itself determine which phenomena merit examination at any one time? Heisenberg discusses these issues in the most far-ranging philosophical terms, while illustrating them with specific examples.
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This book had been sitting on my shelf for decades. Finally got around to reading it. It is for a general audience but one already versed in particle physics. So it is a bit dense. It's interesting ... Read full review
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the History of Quantum Mechanics
The Beginnings of Quantum Mechanics in Gottingen
Fundamental Problems in Physics
What Is an Elementary Particle?
Particle Physics in the Present Development of Science
Encounters and Conversations with Albert Einstein
The CorrectnessCriteria for Closed Theories in Physics
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