Fermilab Core Computing Division
Library Home | Ask a Librarian library@fnal.gov | Book Catalog | Library Journals | Requests | SPIRES | Fermilab Documents |
Fermilab Library |
Call number: | 9783319444185:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Space, Time and the Limits of Human Understanding |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2017 |
Size: | 1 online resource (XXIII, 530 p. 51 illus p.) |
Contents: | Philosophy: Śrīharṣa on the Indefinability of Time by Jonathan Duquette and Krishnamurti Ramasubramanian -- Why Spacetime Has a Life of its Own by James Robert Brown -- From Time to Time by Nathan Salmon -- Relativity Theory may not |
have the last Word on the Nature of Time: Quantum Theory and Probabilism by Nicholas Maxwell -- Space as a Source and as an Object of Knowledge: The Transformation of the Concept of Space in the Post-Kantian Philosophy of Geometry by | |
Francesca Biagioli -- Space, Time and (how they) Matter by Valia Allori -- The Phenomenology of Space and Time: Husserl, Sartre, Derrida by Hans Herlof Grelland -- Time and Space in Ancient India, Pre-Philosophical Period by Michael | |
Witzel and Nataliya Yanchevskaya -- Time in Physics and Time in Awareness by E. C. G. Sudarshan -- Physics: The Future’s Not Ours to See, by Tony Sudbury -- Nature’s Book Keeping System by Gerard ‘t Hooft -- An anomaly in space and | |
time and the origin of dynamics by Joan A. Vaccaro -- Spacetime and Reality: Facing the Ultimate Judge by Vesselin Petkov -- Hermann Weyl’s Space-Time Geometry and its Impact on Theories of Fundamental Interactions by Norbert Straumann | |
-- Space, Time, and Adynamical Explanation in the Relational Blockworld by W.M. Stuckey, Michael Silberstein, and Timothy McDevitt -- Matter, Space, Time, and Motion: A Unified Gravitational Perspective by C. S. Unnikrishnan -- | |
Spacetime is Doomed by George Musser -- Mathematics: Geometry and Physical Space by Mary Leng -- The Geometry of Manifolds and the Perception of Space by Raymond O. Wells, Jr -- Topos Theoretic Approach to Space and Time by Goro C. | |
Kato -- Paradox? The Mathematics of Space-Time and the Limits of Human Understanding by Paul Ernest -- General Relativity, Time, and Determinism by James Isenberg -- “Now” has an infinitesimal positive duration by Reuben Hersh -- The | |
Fundamental Problem of Dynamics by Julian Barbour -- What’s wrong with the Platonic ideal of space and time? by Lorenzo Sadun -- Biology/Cognitive Science: Syntactic Space by Rajesh Kasturirangan -- Time measurement in living systems: | |
Human understanding and health implications by L Abhilash and Vijay Kumar Sharma -- The cellular space-the space of life by Pier Luigi Luisi -- The consciousness of space, the space of consciousness by Mauro Bergonzi and Pier Luigi | |
Luisi -- Time and Suffering (False metaphors, (de)synchronous times, and internal dynamics) by Norman Sieroka -- Evolutionary Time and the Creation of the Space of Life by Randall E. Auxier -- Computer Science: A computational | |
mathematics view of space, time and complexity by David H. Bailey and Jonathan M. Borwein -- The Black Hole in Mathematics by A. K. Dewdney -- Gödel’s Ontological Dreams by Gary Mar -- ‘Photographing the Footsteps of Time’: Space and | |
Time in Charles Babbage’s Calculating Engines by Doron Swade -- Gödel incompleteness and the empirical sciences by N. C. A. da Costa and F. A. Doria -- Miscellaneous: The Novel and the Map: Spatiotemporal Form and Discourse in Literary | |
Cartography by Robert T. Tally Jr -- Time, Space, and the Human Geographies of Opportunity by Donald G. Janelle -- Losing Time and Space: Experiencing Immersion by Diana J. Reichenbach. < | |
ISBN: | 9783319444185 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Series: | Springer 2017 package |
Keywords: | Physics , Epistemology , Metaphysics , Gravitation , Cosmology , Physics , Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory , Epistemology , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , Cosmology , Metaphysics |
Availability: | Click
here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | 9783319310428:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Star Ark A Living, Self-Sustaining Spaceship |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2017 |
Size: | 1 online resource (XXII, 492 p. 127 illus., 107 illus. in color p.) |
Contents: | Introduction by Rachel Armstrong -- Overview by Andrew Tziolas -- Metaphysics of Reality in Space by Rachel Armstrong -- Seeding the Universe with Life by Michael Mautner -- Space chemistry by Martin Hanczyc -- Living soils by Rachel |
Armstrong -- Bacterial worlds by Simon Park -- Nature in space by Koert van Mensvoort -- The experience of space by Nelly Ben Hayoum -- Space architecture by Richard Hyams -- Extremophiles by Sarah Jane Pell.-Shrinking the human by | |
Arne Hendriks -- Human/mechanicals hybrids by Kevin Warwick -- Space birth by Lucy McCrae, Susan Crawford-Young, and Lynne Harper -- Establishing the ecological being by Rachel Armstrong -- Ecology of Mind by Noam Chomsky -- Humanity | |
in space by Steve Fuller -- Ecological politics by Jane Bennett -- Very large organizations by Jordan Geiger -- Architects building planets by Mark Morris | |
ISBN: | 9783319310428 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Series: | Springer 2017 package |
Keywords: | Popular works , Design , Astronomy , Aerospace engineering , Astronautics , Popular Science , Popular Science in Astronomy , Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astron , Aerospace Technology and Astronautics , Design, general |
Availability: | Click
here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-2016-9783319225579:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Toward Predicate Approaches to Modality |
Author(s): |
Johannes Stern |
Date: | 2016 |
Edition: | 1st ed. 2016 |
Size: | 1 online resource (190 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-319-22557-9 |
Contents: | Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. Modality and Logic -- Chapter 3. Consistencies and Inconsistencies in Modal Logic -- Chapter 4. Modality and Axiomatic Theories of Truth -- Chapter 5. Conclusion |
ISBN: | 9783319225579 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Series: | Trends in Logic, Studia Logica Library: 44 |
Keywords: | Philosophy , Epistemology , Logic , Metaphysics , Philosophy , Logic , Metaphysics , Epistemology |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-2012-9783034605045:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | New Essays on Leibniz Reception [electronic resource] : In Science and Philosophy of Science 1800-2000 |
Author(s): |
Ralf Krmer Yannick Chin-Drian |
Date: | 2012 |
Publisher: | Basel : Springer Basel |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | Springer e-book platform |
Note: | Springer 2013 e-book collections |
Note: | This book is a collection of essays on the reception of Leibnizs thinking in the sciences and in the philosophy of science in the 19th and 20th centuries. Authors studied include C.F. Gauss, Georg Cantor, Kurd Lasswitz,Bertrand Russell, Ernst Cassire r, Louis Couturat, Hans Reichenbach, Hermann Weyl, Kurt Gdel and Gregory Chaitin. In addition, we consider concepts and problems central to Leibnizs thought and that of the later authors: thecontinuum, space, identity, number, the infinite and the infinit ely small, the projects of a universal language, a calculus of logic, a mathesis universalis etc. The book brings together two fields of research in the history ofphilosophy and of science (research on Leibniz, and the research concerned with some major d evelopments in the 19th and 20th centuries) it describes how Leibnizs thought appears in the works of these authors, in order to betterunderstand Leibnizs influence on contemporary science and philosophy but it also assesses that reception critically, con fronting it in particular with the current state of Leibniz research and with the various editions of hiswork |
Note: | Springer eBooks |
Contents: | Introduction Ralf Krmer and Yannick Chin |
Drian | |
The idea of number from Gauss to Cantor. The Leibnizian heritage and its surpassing Philippe Sguin | |
The Reception of Leibnizs Logic in 19th Century German Philosophy Volker Peckhaus | |
Leibnizs Metaphysics as an Epistemological Obstacle to the Mathematization of Nature: the View of a Late 19th Century Neo | |
Kantian, Kurd Lasswitz Franoise Willmann | |
Peano and his School between Leibniz and Couturat: the influence in mathematics and in international language Erika Luciano | |
Couturats reception of Leibniz Anne | |
Franoise Schmid | |
ISBN: | 9783034605045 |
Series: | e-books |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Publications des Archives Henri Poincar Publications of the Henri Poincar Archives |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Science Philosophy |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-2009-9783642021039:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Ultimate Explanations of the Universe [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Michael Heller |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | Springer e-book platform |
Note: | Springer 2013 e-book collections |
Note: | We humans are collectively driven by a powerful - yet not fully explained - instinct to understand. We would like to see everything established, proven, laid bare. The more important an issue, the more we desire to see itclarified, stripped of all se crets, all shades of gray. What could be more important than to understand the Universe and ourselves as a part of it? To find a window onto our origin and our destiny? This book examines how far our moderncosmological theories - with their sometimes auda cious models, such as inflation, cyclic histories, quantum creation, parallel universes - can take us towards answering these questions. Can such theories lead us to ultimate truths,leaving nothing unexplained? Last, but not least, Heller addresses the th orny problem of why and whether we should expect to find theories with all-encompassing explicative power |
Note: | Springer eBooks |
Contents: | Ultimate explanations |
PART I | |
MODELS | |
The problem with an eternal universe | |
The cyclical Universe | |
The entangled Cosmos | |
Continuous creation versus beginning | |
Something out of (almost) nothing | |
Quantum creation of the Universe | |
PART II | |
ANTHROPIC PRINCIPLES AND OTHER UNIVERSES | |
Anthropic principles | |
Natural selection of universes | |
Anthopic principles and theories of everything | |
The metaphysics of anthropic principles | |
Tegmarks embarrassment | |
PART III | |
CREATION OF THE UNIVERSE | |
The urge to understand | |
Metaphysics and theology of creation | |
Creation versus | |
ISBN: | 9783642021039 |
Series: | e-books |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Metaphysics , Logic, Symbolic and mathematical , Astronomy , Science (General) |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-2007-9783540337324:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Particle Metaphysics [electronic resource] : A Critical Account of Subatomic Reality |
Author(s): |
Brigitte Falkenburg |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | Springer e-book platform |
Note: | Springer 2013 e-book collections |
Note: | The empirical successes of atomic, nuclear, and particle physics have not reduced -- and may never fully resolve -- the philosophical controversies about the inner constitution of matter. This book examines these debates byexploring the particle conc ept in physics. Are the particles of modern physics real or are they fictitious entities, their existence deduced merely by the careless application of abstract theories? Or are the philosophers involvedin the debate about scientific realism dedicating th emselves to a problem that has long been solved by physicists? Studies of the experimental basis and theoretical relevance of the particle concept reveal that these questions arefar from easy to answer, because, since the introduction of quantum theory, p hysical science no longer possesses a single unambiguous particle concept. All those interested in the true meaning of such physical concepts will findthis book informative and thought provoking. It is written at a level accessible to scholars, students a nd teachers of science and philosophy |
Note: | Springer eBooks |
Contents: | Scientific Realism |
Extending Physical Reality | |
Particle Observation and Measurement | |
Probing Subatomic Structure | |
Measurement and the Unity of Physics | |
Metamorphoses of the Particle Concept | |
Wave | |
Particle Duality | |
Appendices | |
ISBN: | 9783540337324 |
Series: | e-books |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | The Frontiers Collection, 1612-3018 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Quantum theory , Particles (Nuclear physics) |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-2004-9783662056790:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Alternative Logics. Do Sciences Need Them? |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2004 |
Size: | 1 online resource (368 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-662-05679-0 |
Contents: | I General Topics -- Why Is It Logical to Admit Several Logics? -- Does Metaphysics Need a Non-Classical Logic? -- Logic and the Philosophical Interpretation of Science -- How Set Theory Impinges on Logic -- Geometries and Arithmetics |
-- Remarks on Criteria of Truth and Models in Science -- Significant? Not Significant? The Dilemma of Statistical Induction in Scientific Research -- II Alternative Proposals -- Outline of a Paraconsistent Category Theory -- | |
Combinatory Logic, Language, and Cognitive Representations -- Extending the Realm of Logic: The Adaptive-Logic Programme -- Comments on Jaakko Hintikka’s Post-Tarskian Truth -- III Alternative Logics Motivated by Problems of | |
Application to Science -- Applied Logics for Computer Science -- Stochastic versus Deterministic Features in Learning Models -- Praxic Logics -- Reasons from Science for Limiting Classical Logic -- The Language of Interpretation in | |
Quantum Physics and Its Logic -- Why Objectivist Programs in Quantum Theory Do Not Need an Alternative Logic -- Does Quantum Physics Require a New Logic? -- Experimental Approach to Quantum-Logical Connectives -- From Semantics to | |
Syntax: Quantum Logic of Observables -- An Unsharp Quantum Logic from Quantum Computation -- Quantum Logic and Quantum Probability -- Operator Algebras and Quantum Logic | |
ISBN: | 9783662056790 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Keywords: | Physics , Philosophy , Computers , Algebra , Ordered algebraic structures , Quantum physics , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Physics , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics , Philosophy, general , Theory of Computation , Order, Lattices, Ordered Algebraic Structures , Quantum Physics |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-2002-9789401004114:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Types, Tableaus, and Gödel’s God |
Author(s): |
Melvin Fitting |
Date: | 2002 |
Size: | 1 online resource (181 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-010-0411-4 |
Contents: | I Classical Logic -- Classical Logic-Syntax -- Classical Logic-Semantics -- Classical Logic-Basic Tableaus -- Soundness And Completeness -- Equality -- Extensionality -- II Modal Logic -- Modal Logic, Syntax And Semantics -- Modal |
Tableaus -- Miscellaneous Matters -- III Ontological Arguments -- Godel’s Argument, Background -- Godel’s Argument, Formally -- References | |
ISBN: | 9789401004114 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Series: | Trends in Logic, Studia Logica Library: 12 |
Keywords: | Philosophy , Logic , Metaphysics , Ontology , Religion , Philosophy , Logic , Ontology , Philosophy of Religion , Metaphysics |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-2001-9781461505273:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The Physicists’ View of Nature Part 2: The Quantum Revolution |
Author(s): |
Amit Goswami |
Date: | 2001 |
Size: | 1 online resource (343 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4615-0527-3 |
Contents: | 1 From Classical Physics to Quantum Physics: A Still Aborning Paradigm Shift -- 2 Can We Determine the Metaphysics Underlying Reality? -- 3 Planck Takes a Quantum Leap -- 4 Einstein’s Photons -- 5 The Bohr Atom -- 6 The Discovery of |
Quantum Mechanics -- 7 Possibility Waves, Uncertainty, and Complementarity -- 8 The Copenhagen Interpretation -- 9 Atoms and Light -- 10 Atoms and Chemistry -- 11 The World of Nuclei -- 12 Elementary Particle Physics: The Quest for | |
Elementarity -- 13 More Quantum Technology: Solid State Physics -- 14 Quantum Nonlocality -- 15 The Paradox of Schrödinger’s Cat -- 16 Speculations About the Brain: Consciousness Within the Quantum -- 17 Consciousness Enters Physics -- | |
18 The Idealist Interpretation -- 19 A Summary Tour of Quantumland -- 20 From Deep to Deeper to Deepest Ecology -- 21 The reconciliation with David Bohm’s Physics -- 22 The Gifts of Quantum Physics -- 23 Quantum Creativity -- 24 | |
Integrating Dualities -- 25 Quantum Cosmology and Consciousness -- 26 Anomalies in Biology and the Need for a Paradigm Shift -- 27 Toward a Paradigm Shift in Biology -- 28 What Is Life? -- 29 The Quantum Theory of Punctuated | |
Equilibrium -- 30 Evolution and Morphogenesis -- 31 Creativity in Biological Systems -- 32 Consciousness and Evolution -- 33 The Challenge of Trans-Modernism -- 34 Epilogue: God and the Physicists* View of Nature | |
ISBN: | 9781461505273 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Keywords: | Physics , History , Philosophy and science , Quantum physics , Physics , Physics, general , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , History, general , Philosophy of Science , Quantum Physics |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-2000-9789401595667:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Quantum Measurements and Decoherence Models and Phenomenology |
Author(s): |
Michael B Mensky |
Date: | 2000 |
Size: | 1 online resource (231 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-015-9566-7 |
Contents: | 1 Introduction -- 2 The Physics behind Quantum Measurements -- 3 Measurement induced uncertainties -- 4 Continuous Quantum Measurements: The General Notion -- 5 Fuzzy Continuous Measurements: Phenomenology -- 6 Restricted Path |
Integrals: General Features -- 7 The Monitoring of Energy -- 8 Monitoring by a series of observations -- 9 The Quantum Zeno effect in a passive setup -- 10 RPI and the Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics -- 11 Conclusion: New Prospects -- | |
A The Formalism of Quantum Mechanics -- A1 The density matrix -- A1.1 Subsystem state -- A1.2 Interpretation of a density matrix -- A1.3 Decomposition of a density matrix -- A2 Uncertainty relations -- A3 Technics of path integrals -- | |
A3.1 Propagators and path integrals -- A3.2 Definition of a path integral -- A3.3 Gaussian path integrals -- References | |
ISBN: | 9789401595667 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Series: | Fundamental Theories of Physics : 110 |
Keywords: | Physics , Metaphysics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Probabilities , Quantum physics , Physics , Quantum Physics , Metaphysics , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Applications of Mathematics , Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-2000-9781461213086:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The Conscious Universe Parts and Wholes in Physical Reality |
Author(s): |
Menas Kafatos |
Date: | 2000 |
Size: | 1 online resource (183 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4612-1308-6 |
Contents: | 1. Two Small Clouds: The Emergence of a New Physics -- 2. The Strange New World of the Quantum: Wave-Particle Dualism -- 3. Confronting a New Fact of Nature: Bell’s Theorem and the Aspect and Gisin Experiments -- 4. Changing the |
Rules: A New Epistemology of Science -- 5. The Logic of Nature: Complementarity and the New Biology -- 6. Ancient Whispers: The Expanding Universe -- 7. The Emergence of a New Vision: The Unfolding Universe -- 8. Quantum Ontologies: | |
Metaphysics in Modern Physics -- 9. The Ceremony of Innocence: Physics, Metaphysics, and the Dialog between Science and Religion -- Appendix. Horizons of Knowledge in Cosmological Models -- Hypothesis of Large-Scale Complementarities | |
-- Quantum Resolution of Cosmological Measurement Problems -- Notes -- 1 -- 2 -- 3 -- 4 -- 5 -- 6 -- 7 -- 8 -- 9 | |
ISBN: | 9781461213086 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Keywords: | Physics , Cosmology , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Physics , Cosmology , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics , Physics, general |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-1998-9789401720144:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Judaism in the Theology of Sir Isaac Newton |
Author(s): |
Matt Goldish |
Date: | 1998 |
Size: | 1 online resource (244 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-017-2014-4 |
Contents: | 1. Introduction -- 2. The Background of Newton’s Jewish Studies -- 3. Judaism in Newton’s History of Early Religion -- 4. Judaism in Newton’s Study of Scriptural Prophecy -- 5. The Temple of Jerusalem in Newton’s Thought -- 6. Judaism |
in Newton’s Church History -- 7. Kabbalah and the Corruption of the Primitive Church -- Conclusion -- Appendices | |
ISBN: | 9789401720144 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Series: | International Archives of the History of Ideas / Archives Internationales D’histoire des Idées: 157 |
Keywords: | Physics , Religion , History , Metaphysics , Physics , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , History, general , Religious Studies, general , Metaphysics |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-1997-9789401158862:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | New Developments on Fundamental Problems in Quantum Physics |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1997 |
Size: | 1 online resource (458 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-011-5886-2 |
Contents: | 1. The Hidden-Measurement Formalism: Quantum Mechanics as a Consequence of Fluctuations on the Measurement -- 2. A Model with Varying Fluctuations in the Measurement Context -- 3. Short-Time Behavior and Zero Effect in Relativistic |
Quantum Field Theory -- 4. A Minimal Local Extension of the Quantum Formalism -- 5. Chaos and Decoherence in a Quantum System with a Regular Classical Counterpart -- 6. Quantum Computation -- 7. Superdiffusive Behavior in Weakly | |
Chaotic Systems: A New Avenue to Quantum Macroscopic Manifestations -- 8. A Proof with 18 Vectors of the Bell-Kochen-Specker Theorem -- 9. Temporal Bell Inequalities and the Uncertainty Principle -- 10. Parametric Down-Conversion | |
Experiments in the Wigner Representation -- 11. Negative Entropy in Quantum Information Theory -- 12. Stochastic Approach to the Tunnel Effect -- 13. Classical Physical Entities with a Quantum Description -- 14. Dynamical Effects | |
Generated by the Current Fluctuations in a Long Solenoid -- 15. Coherent States and the Measurement Problem -- 16. Contextualism, Locality, and the No-Go Theorems -- 17. A State-Specific Proof of the Bell-Kochen-Specker Theorem Using | |
Only 5 Propositions -- 18. Properties of a Causal Qauntum Theory in Phase Space -- 19. From Quantum to Classical: the Quantum State Diffusion Model -- 20. Quantum Physics and the Problem of the Ontological Priority Between Continuous | |
Quantity and Discrete Quantity -- 21. Localized and Delocalized States in Pyramidal Molecules -- 22. A Bigger Contradiction Between Quantum Theory and Locality for Two Particles without Inequalities -- 23. Irreversible Quantum | |
Evolution for Unstable Systems in Lax-Phillips Scattering Theory -- 24. Dichotomic Functions and Bell’s Theorems -- 25. Production and Uses of Hyper-Entangled States -- 26. From Newton to Schrödinger and Beyond -- 27. Quenching of | |
Spontaneous Emission via Quantum Interference: Time Evolution -- 28. Quantum Mechanics on Discrete Space and Time -- 29. Symplectic Tomography of Schrödinger Cat States of a Trapped Ion -- 30. Magical Photon or Real Zeropoint? -- 31. | |
Linear and Nonlinear Optical Response of a Dilute Bose Gas in the Condensation Regime -- 32. Quantum Measurement and Practice in Nuclear Physics -- 33. Quantum Predictions without Nonlocal Projections -- 34. The Emergence of | |
Statistical Laws in Quantum Mechanics -- 35. Consistent Histories: A Critique -- 36. Immaterial Interpretation of Quantum Theory in the Context of Quantum Cosmology -- 37. Atom Interferometry for Quantum Gravity? -- 38. Quantum | |
Nonlocality and Inseparability -- 39. Decoherence Limits to Quantum Factoring -- 40. Quantum Engineering with Trapped Ions -- 41. Many-Valued Interpretation of the Logic of Quantum Mechanics -- 42. No Point Particles, Definitely no | |
Waves -- 43. Interference and Violation of Bell’s Inequalities Using Separate Sources -- 44. Bell’s Inequality for a Particle -- 45. Quantum Gravity Corrections for the Initial State of Gravitons -- 46. Quantum Privacy Amplification: A | |
Secure Method for Cryptography -- 47. The Program of Local Hidden Variables -- 48. Noninvariant Velocity of Light and Locally Equivalent Reference Frames -- 49. Quantum Interferometry, Measurement and Objectivity: Some Basic Features | |
Revisited -- 50. Effect of QED Fluctuations on the Dynamics of the Macroscopic Phase -- 51. What When Gleason’s Theorem Fails? -- 52. Quantum Decoherence Induced by Gravitational Fluctuations in the Measurement Apparatus -- 53. | |
Schrödinger Cat States in Quantum Optics -- 54. An Experimental Realization of Bohm’s Spin-1/2 Particle EPR Gedanken Experiment -- 55. What is Achieved by Decoherence? -- Author Index | |
ISBN: | 9789401158862 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Series: | Fundamental Theories of Physics, An International Book Series on The Fundamental Theories of Physics: Their Clarification, Development and Application : 81 |
Keywords: | Physics , Metaphysics , Quantum physics , Elementary particles (Physics) , Quantum field theory , Atoms , Physics , Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory , Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Plasma Physics , Quantum Physics , Metaphysics , Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-1996-9789401587150:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Bohmian Mechanics and Quantum Theory: An Appraisal |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 1996 |
Size: | 1 online resource (408 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-015-8715-0 |
Contents: | I. Bohmian Mechanics: Background and Fundamentals -- The Causal Quantum Theory Program -- Bohmian Mechanics as the Foundation of Quantum Mechanics -- Pilot-Wave Theory of Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology -- Contextuality in Bohmian |
Mechanics -- Global Existence and Uniqueness of Bohmian Trajectories -- Scattering Theory from a Bohmian Perspective -- Is Quantum Mechanics Universal? -- II. Applications and Further Developments of Bohmian Mechanics -- The | |
“Tunneling-Time Problem” for Electrons -- Local Bohmian Mechanics -- About Position Measurements Which Do Not Show the Bohmian Particle Position -- An Ontological Interpretation of Boson Fields -- De Broglie, Bohm and the Boson -- A | |
Realistic Formulation of Quantum Field Theory -- Attaching Theories of Consciousness to Bohmian Quantum Mechanics -- III. Historical, Conceptual and Philosophical Perspectives Related to Bohmian Mechanics -- Bohm and the | |
“Inevitability” of Acausality -- On the Interpretation of Bohmian Mechanics -- Tension in Bohm’s Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics -- An Epistemological Critique of Bohmian Mechanics -- Elementary Quantum Metaphysics -- Space-Time in | |
the Quantum World -- Cause and Effect in the Pilot-Wave Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics -- Is the Bohm Theory Local? -- IV. Comparisons with Some Other Programs -- Modal Interpretations and Bohmian Mechanics -- Remarks on | |
Consistent Histories and Bohmian Mechanics -- Bohm’s Theory Versus Dynamical Reduction | |
ISBN: | 9789401587150 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Series: | Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science: 184 |
Keywords: | Physics , History , Philosophy and science , Quantum physics , Elementary particles (Physics) , Quantum field theory , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Physics , Quantum Physics , Philosophy of Science , History, general , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-1993-9789401117777:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The Quantum Labyrinth |
Author(s): |
Dick J Hoekzema |
Date: | 1993 |
Size: | 1 online resource (281 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-011-1777-7 |
Contents: | The Quantum Labyrinth, A Treatise on Quantum Mechanics and Comparative Metaphysics -- 1 Realism, empiricism, pluralism -- 1.1 Realism versus empiricism -- 1.2 Metaphysical pluralism -- 2 Comparative metaphysics -- 2.1 Ambiguity and |
meta-ambiguity -- 2.2 Describing complex systems -- 3 The construction of physical reality -- 3.1 A model of theories -- 3.2 Contexts -- 3.3 Further elaborations on contextual semantics -- 4 Quantum mechanics -- 4.1 Logical | |
peculiarities of QM -- 4.2 Measurement postulates -- 5 ‘Recent’ developments in measurement theory -- 5.1 Effect valued measures -- 5.2 Operation valued measures -- 5.3 Some cases in measurement theory -- 5.4 ABL measures -- 6 | |
Contextual QM -- 6.1 The initial contextual formulation of QM -- 6.2 Quantum process theory -- 6.3 A particle interpretation -- 6.4 Event theory -- 7 Completeness and locality -- 7.1 Quantum ‘theory’? -- 7.2 Contextual QM and | |
completeness -- 7.3 Splitting magnitudes -- 7.4 The incompleteness of the standard formalism of QM -- 7.5 Locality -- 7.6 Speculations on time-symmetry, causality, and quantum gravity -- 8 A maze of QMs -- 8.1 General methodological | |
remarks -- 8.2 Nonclassical alternatives -- 8.3 Variations on the initial formalism -- 8.4 The Von Neumann chain -- 8.5 Relative process states -- 8.6 Conclusions -- 9 Quantum Event Theory, A Tetrode-Fokker version of Quantum Field | |
Theory -- 9.1 Quantum events -- 9.2 Event fields -- 9.3 Field equations -- 9.4 The correspondence between field theory and event theory -- 9.5 Probabilities reconsidered -- 10 Contextual logic -- 10.1 The general structure of | |
contextual logic -- 10.2 Some applications -- 10.3 Relevance, truth, reality -- 10.4 End | |
ISBN: | 9789401117777 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Series: | Fundamental Theories of Physics, An International Book Series on The Fundamental Theories of Physics: Their Clarification, Development and Application : 51 |
Keywords: | Physics , Logic , Philosophy and science , Quantum physics , Elementary particles (Physics) , Quantum field theory , Physics , Quantum Physics , Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory , Philosophy of Science , Logic |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-1990-9781468403602:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The Conscious Universe Part and Whole in Modern Physical Theory |
Author(s): |
Menas Kafatos |
Date: | 1990 |
Size: | 1 online resource (214 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-1-4684-0360-2 |
Contents: | 1 Leaving the Realm of the Visualizable: Waves, Quanta, and the Rise of Quantum Theory -- 2 The Strange New World of the Quantum -- 3 Bell’s Theorem and the Aspect Experiments: Coming to Terms with Quantum Non-local Reality -- 4 |
Changing the Rules: The New Epistemology of Science -- 5 Searching for the Ground: Mutation, Mind, and the Epistemology of Science -- 6 Science and the Quest for a New Metaphysics -- 7 The Road Untraveled: Enlarging the New Logical | |
Framework of Complementarity -- 8 The Emergence of a New Vision: The Unfolding Universe -- 9 The Ceremony of Innocence: Science and Ethics -- Notes | |
ISBN: | 9781468403602 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Keywords: | Physics , Quantum physics , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Physics , Quantum Physics , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-1981-9783642832383:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The Theory of Magnetism I Statics and Dynamics |
Author(s): |
Daniel C Mattis |
Date: | 1981 |
Size: | 1 online resource (300 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-83238-3 |
Contents: | 1. History of Magnetism -- 1.1 Physics and Metaphysics -- 1.2 Gilbert and Descartes -- 1.3 Rise of Modern Science -- 1.4 Electrodynamics -- 1.5 The Electron -- 1.6 The Demise of Classical Physics -- 1.7 Quantum Theory -- 1.8 Modern |
Foundations -- 1.9 Magnetic Bubbles -- 1.10 Ultimate Thin Films -- 1.11 Dilute Magnetic Alloys -- 1.12 New Directions -- 2. Exchange -- 2.1 Exchange Equals Overlap -- 2.2 Hydrogen Molecule -- 2.3 Three Hydrogen Atoms -- 2.4 | |
Nonorthogonality Catastrophe -- 2.5 Method of Löwdin and Carr -- 3. Quantum Theory of Angular Momentum -- 3.1 Kinetic Angular Momentum -- 3.2 Spherical Harmonics -- 3.3 Reason for Integer l and m -- 3.4 Matrices of Angular Momentum -- | |
3.5 Pauli Spin Matrices -- 3.6 Compounding Angular Momentum -- 3.7 Equations of Motion of Interacting Angular Momenta -- 3.8 Coupled Boson Representation -- 3.9 Rotations -- 3.10 More on Compound Angular Momentum -- 3.11 Other | |
Representations -- 3.12 Spins One-Half -- 3.13 Spins One -- 3.14 Quadratic Forms -- 4. Many-Electron Wavefunctions -- 4.1 Slater Determinants -- 4.2 Antisymmetrization -- 4.3 States of Three Electrons -- 4.4 Eigenfunctions of Total S2 | |
and SZ -- 4.5 Ground State of Two Electrons: A Theorem -- 4.6 Hund’s Rules -- 4.7 p3 Configuration -- 4.8 p2 and p4 Configurations -- 4.9 Independent Electrons -- 4.10 Electrons in One Dimension: A Theorem -- 4.11 The Wronskian -- 4.12 | |
Theorem in Three Dimensions -- 4.13 Ordering Theorem Versus Hund’s Rule -- 4.14 Second Quantization -- 5. From Magnons to Solitons: Spin Dynamics -- 5.1 Spin Waves as Harmonic Oscillators -- 5.2 One-Magnon Eigenstates in Ferromagnets | |
-- 5.3 Two-Magnon States and Eigenstates in Ferromagnets -- 5.4 Bound States in One Dimension -- 5.5 Bound States in Two and Three Dimensions -- 5.6 One-Magnon Eigenstates in Heitler-London Solid -- 5.7 Nonlinear Spin Wave Theory -- | |
5.8 Perturbation-Theoretic Correction -- 5.9 Antiferromagnetic Magnons: The One-Dimensional XY Model -- 5.10 Bethe’s Solution of One-Dimensional Heisenberg Antiferromagnet -- 5.11 Linearized Antiferromagnetic Magnons -- 5.12 | |
Nonlinearities in Antiferromagnetism -- 5.13 Ferrimagnetism -- 5.14 Effects of Surfaces on Spin Wave Amplitudes -- 5.15 Vortices -- 5.16 Solitons: Introductory Material -- 5.17 Solitary Wave Solution -- 6. Magnetism in Metals -- 6.1 | |
Bloch and Wannier States -- 6.2 Tight-Binding -- 6.3 Weak Magnetic Properties -- 6.4 Exchange in Solids: Construction of a Model Hamiltonian -- 6.5 Perturbation-Theoretic Derivation of Heisenberg Hamiltonian -- 6.6 Heisenberg | |
Hamiltonian in Metals -- 6.7 Ordered Magnetic Metals: Deriving the Ground State -- 6.8 Kondo Effect -- 6.9 Spin Glasses -- 6.10 Magnetism Without Localized Spins: Preliminaries -- 6.11 Low-Density Electron Gas -- 6.12 Quasi-Particles | |
-- 6.13 Nagaoka’s Model -- 6.14 Degenerate Bands and Intra-Atomic Exchange Forces. -- 6.15 Magnons in Metals -- 6.16 Marginal Magnetism of Impurities -- 6.17 Correlations and Equivalence to s-d Model -- References | |
ISBN: | 9783642832383 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Series: | Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences: 17 |
Keywords: | Physics , Magnetism , Magnetic materials , Electronics , Microelectronics , Physics , Magnetism, Magnetic Materials , Electronics and Microelectronics, Instrumentation |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | SPRINGER-1970-9789401762557:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Creation and Metaphysics A Genetic Approach to Existential Act |
Author(s): |
Herve J Thibault |
Date: | 1970 |
Size: | 1 online resource (87 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-017-6255-7 |
ISBN: | 9789401762557 |
Series: | eBooks |
Series: | SpringerLink (Online service) |
Series: | Springer eBooks |
Keywords: | Physics , Astronomy , Astrophysics , Cosmology , Physics , Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology |
Availability: | Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at
Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Full Text: | Click here |
Location: | ONLINE |
Call number: | QC6.S8126::1995 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The unconscious quantum : metaphysics in modern physics and cosmology |
Author(s): |
Victor J. Stenger 1935- |
Date: | 1995 |
Publisher: | Prometheus Books, Amherst, N.Y |
Size: | 322 |
ISBN: | 1573920223 |
Keywords: | Physics Philosophy. |
Availability: | Click
here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
Location: | MAIN |
Call number: | QC174.13.K897::1987 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The metaphysics of quantum theory |
Author(s): |
Henry Krips |
Date: | 1987 |
Publisher: | Clarendon Press, Oxford |
Size: | 257 pgs. |
Contents: | 1. Bohr, 2. The State-Vector and Probabilities, 3. The Pilot-Field, 4. Operators and Physical Quantities, 5. Measurement, 6. Realism, 7. Kochen and Specker, 8. Stapp and Eberhard, 9. Heywood and Redhead, Appendices: 1. Operators and Physical Quantities, 2. Advantages of the Operator Representation, 4. Continuous-Valued Physical Quantities, 5. The Density Operator Formalism, 6. The Density Operator of Sub-Systems, 7. The Product of Pure States, 8. Impossiblity of Reduction, 9. The Born Interpretation, 10. The Principal Principle, 11. The Independence of Pure States, 12. Contextualizaiton |
ISBN: | 0198249713 |
Keywords: | Quantum Theory. , Metaphysics , Schrodinger's Equation , Physics-Quantum Theory - Philosophical Perspectives |
Availability: | Click
here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
Location: | MAIN |
Call number: | QC174.12.SU21::1986 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Quantum mechanics and the particles of nature : an outline for mathematicians |
Author(s): |
Anthony Sudbery |
Date: | 1986 |
Publisher: | Cambridge University Press, Cambridge [Cambridgeshire |
Size: | 358 pgs. |
Contents: | 1. Particles and Forces, 2. Quantum Statics, 3. Quantum Dynamics, 4. Some quantum Systems, 5. Quantum Metaphysics, 6. Quantum Numbers, 7. Quantum Fields |
ISBN: | 052125891X |
Keywords: | Quantum theory. |
Availability: | Click
here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
Location: | MAIN |
Call number: | QC174.12.F66::1988 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Quantum metaphysics |
Author(s): |
Peter Forrest 1948- |
Date: | 1988 |
Publisher: | B. Blackwell, Oxford, UK |
Size: | 238 |
ISBN: | 0631163719 |
Keywords: | Quantum theory. |
Availability: | Click
here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
Location: | MAIN |
Call number: | ILL192090087 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Metaphysics in contemporary physics |
Author(s): |
Tomasz Bigaj |
ISBN: | 9789004309630 |
Availability: | Click here
to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please. |
More info: | Amazon.com |
More info: | Barnes and Noble |
Location: | ILL |
Return to the Fermilab Library catalog