Quantum Mechanics Is An Extraordinarily Successful Scientific Theory It Is Also Completely Mad Although The Theory Quite Obviously Works, It Leaves Us Chasing Ghosts And Phantoms Particles That Are Waves And Waves That Are Particles Cats That Are At Once Both Alive And Dead And Lots Of Seemingly Spooky Goings On But If We Re Prepared To Be A Little Specific About What We Mean When We Talk About Reality And A Little Circumspect In The Way We Think Ascientific Theory Might Represent Such A Reality, Then All The Mystery Goes Away This Shows That The Choice We Face Is Actually A Philosophical OneHere, Jim Baggott Provides A Quick But Comprehensive Introduction To Quantum Mechanics For The General Reader, And Explains What Makes This Theory So Very Different From The Rest He Also Explores The Processes Involved In Developing Scientific Theories And Explains How These Lead To Different Philosophical Positions, Essential If We Are To Understand The Nature Of The Great Debate Between Niels Bohr And Albert Einstein Moving Forwards, Baggott Then Provides A Comprehensive Guide Toattempts To Determine What The Theory Actually Means, From The Copenhagen Interpretation To Many Worlds And The MultiverseRichard Feynman Once Declared That Nobody Understands Quantum Mechanics This Book Will Tell You Why
Jim Baggott completed his doctorate in physical chemistry at the University of Oxford and his postgraduate research at Stanford University.
- 320 pages
- Quantum Reality
- Jim Baggott
- 24 June 2017 Jim Baggott