Paradigms and Paradoxes: The Philosophical Challenge of the Quantum Domain
Robert G. Colodny
University of Pittsburgh Pre, Jan 15, 1972 - Philosophy - 466 pages
The revolution involving the foundations of the physical sciences heralded by relativity and quantum theories has been stimulating philosophers for many years. Both of these comprehensive sets of concepts have involved profound challenges to traditional theories of epistemology, ontology, and language. This volume gathers six experts in physics, logic and philosophy to discuss developments in space exploration and nuclear science and their impact on the philosophy of science.
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