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The World view of contemporary physics : does it need a new metaphysics? / edited with an introduction by Richard F. Kitchener.

Contributor(s): Kitchener, Richard F, 1941-Material type: TextTextPublication details: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1988. Description: 1 online resource (vi, 185 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0585055467; 9780585055466Subject(s): Physics -- Congresses | Metaphysics -- Congresses | SCIENCE -- Physics -- General | SCIENCE -- Mechanics -- General | SCIENCE -- Energy | Metaphysics | PhysicsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: World view of contemporary physics.DDC classification: 530 LOC classification: QC1 | .W67 1988ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Introduction: the world view of contemporary physics: does it need a new metaphysics? / Richard F. Kitchener -- Relation between natural science and metaphysics / Ivor Leclerc -- Quantum theory and the physicist's conception of nature: philosophical implications of Bell's Theorem -- Henry P. Stapp / How to kill Schrodinger's cat / Jeffrey Bub -- Universal quantum / David Finkelstein -- Do the new concepts of space and time require a new metaphysics? / Milic Capek -- Space-time and probability: classical and quantal / Olivier Costa de Beauregard -- Rediscovery of time / Ilya Prigogine -- Role of physics in the current change of paradigms / Fritjof Capra -- Contemporary physics and dialectical holism / Errol E. Harris.
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Papers from a conference held at Colorado State University, Sept. 15-18, 1986.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: the world view of contemporary physics: does it need a new metaphysics? / Richard F. Kitchener -- Relation between natural science and metaphysics / Ivor Leclerc -- Quantum theory and the physicist's conception of nature: philosophical implications of Bell's Theorem -- Henry P. Stapp / How to kill Schrodinger's cat / Jeffrey Bub -- Universal quantum / David Finkelstein -- Do the new concepts of space and time require a new metaphysics? / Milic Capek -- Space-time and probability: classical and quantal / Olivier Costa de Beauregard -- Rediscovery of time / Ilya Prigogine -- Role of physics in the current change of paradigms / Fritjof Capra -- Contemporary physics and dialectical holism / Errol E. Harris.

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