Book ID: CBB000100737

John von Neumann and the Foundations of Quantum Physics (2001)

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Rédei, Miklós (Editor)
Stöltzner, Michael (Editor)


Kluwer Academic


Publication Date: 2001
Physical Details: 384 pp.
Language: English

Description Contents: Part A: John von Neumann and the Foundations of Quantum Physics. Miklós Rédei; Michael Stöltzner: Introduction. W. Thirring: John von Neumann's Influence in Mathematical Physics. U. Majer: The Axiomatic Method and the Foundations of Science: Historical Roots of Mathematical Physics in Göttingen (1900-1930). M. Stöltzner: Opportunistic Axiomatics -- von Neumann on the Methodology of Mathematical Physics. J. Bub: Von Neumann's Theory of Quantum Measurement. T. Breuer: Von Neumann, Gödel and Quantum Incompleteness. D. Petz: Entropy, von Neumann and the von Neumann Entropy. E. Köhler: Why von Neumann Rejected Carnap's Dualism of Information Concepts. S. J. Summers: On the Stone--von Neumann Uniqueness Theorem and Its Ramifications. M. Rédei: Von Neumann's Concept of Quantum Logic and Quantum Probability. R. Giuntini; F. Laudisa: The Impossible Causality: The No Hidden Variables Theorem of John von Neumann. P. Mittelstaedt: Quantum Mechanics without Probabilities. L. E. Szabó: Critical Reflections on Quantum Probability Theory. Unpublished Letters and Lectures by John von Neumann. Editors' Notes. Unpublished Correspondence. Unsolved Problems in Mathematics (1954). Amsterdam Talk about “Problems in Mathematics” (1954). Quantum Mechanics of Infinite Systems (1935/6). Part B: General Part. Report -- Documentation. A. Grünbaum: A New Critique of Theological Interpretations of Physical Cosmology (7th Vienna Circle Lecture). W. C. Salmon: Scientific Understanding in the Twentieth Century. H. J. Ribeiro: From Russell's Logical Atomism to Carnap's Aufbau: Reinterpreting the Classic and Modern Theories on the Subject. M. Ferrari: Review Essay. Recent Works on Otto Neurath. Reviews. Activities of the IVC.


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Authors & Contributors
Grattan-Guinness, Ivor
Richardson, Alan W.
Katsuki, Atsushi
Uebel, Thomas E.
Hemmo, Meir
Adler, Stephen L.
Journals
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
Historia Scientiarum: International Journal of the History of Science Society of Japan
Philosophy of Science
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
Journal of Dialectics of Nature
History and Philosophy of Logic
Publishers
Princeton University Press
Luigi Pellegrini Editore
University of Minnesota Press
GNT-Verlag
de Gruyter
Aracne
Concepts
Physics
Quantum mechanics
Logic
Mathematics
Mathematical physics
Philosophy of science
People
Von Neumann, John
Russell, Bertrand Arthur William
Carnap, Rudolf
Gödel, Kurt
Heisenberg, Werner
Cantor, Georg Ferdinand Ludwig
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, early
19th century
Modern
Early modern
Places
Italy
Japan
Central Europe
United States
Institutions
Berliner Gesellschaft für Wissenschaftliche Philosophie
Vienna Circle
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