The Resource Quantum mechanics and the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead, (ebook)

Quantum mechanics and the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead, (ebook)

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Quantum mechanics and the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead
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Quantum mechanics and the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead
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eng
Summary
In Process and Reality and other works, Alfred North Whitehead struggled to come to terms with the impact the new science of quantum mechanics would have on metaphysics. This ambitious book is the first extended analysis of the intricate relationships between relativity theory, quantum mechanics, and Whitehead's cosmology. Michael Epperson illuminates the intersection of science and philosophy in Whitehead's work-and details Whitehead's attempts to fashion an ontology coherent with quantum anomalies. Including a non-specialist introduction to quantum mechanics, Epperson adds an essential new dimension to our understanding of Whitehead-and of the constantly enriching encounter between science and philosophy in our century
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Midwest
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Epperson, Michael
Dewey number
530.12/01
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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American philosophy series,
Series volume
no. 14
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  • Quantum theory
  • Whitehead, Alfred North
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adult
Label
Quantum mechanics and the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780823283064
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12233820
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remote
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12233820
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MWT12233820
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Quantum mechanics and the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780823283064
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12233820
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12233820
System control number
MWT12233820
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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