Book ID: CBB000201565

Contemporary Physics and the Limits of Knowledge (2002)


Tavel, Morton (Author)

Rutgers University Press

Publication Date: 2002
Physical Details: xi + 258 pp., illus., index
Language: English

Description On six topics in contemporary physics: symmetry, special and general relativity, statistical physics, quantum mechanics, and chaos.

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Authors & Contributors
Balashov, Yuri
Stachel, John J.
Renn, Jürgen
Galison, Peter Louis
Gordin, Michael D.
Kaiser, David Isaac
Historia Scientiarum: International Journal of the History of Science Society of Japan
Philosophy of Science
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
Journal for General Philosophy of Science
Studia Historiae Scientiarum
Substantia: An International Journal of the History of Chemistry
World Scientific
Cambridge University Press
Johns Hopkins University Press
Quantum mechanics
Relativity, general
Relativity, special
Philosophy of science
Einstein, Albert
Weber, Heinrich
Helmholtz, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von
Zawirski, Zygmunt
Mach, Ernst
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, early
19th century
18th century
21st century
United States
Cracow (Poland)
Princeton University
Uniwersytet Lwowski (Lwów, Poland)

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