The Quantum Dissidents: Rebuilding the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics (1950-1990) (Hardcover)

The Quantum Dissidents: Rebuilding the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics (1950-1990) By Olival Freire Junior Cover Image
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Challenging the monocracy of the Copenhagen school.- The Everettian heresy.- The monocracy is broken.- The Tausk Controversy on the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics: Physics, Philosophy, and Politics.- Either local hidden variables or quantum theory.- Cultural revolution and the quantum dissidents.- Acceleration in research on foundations.- Quantum dissidents.- Epilogue.

About the Author


Olival Freire, Jr. is a physicist and historian of physics. He is Associate Professor and Researcher at the Universidade Federal da Bahia, president of the Brazilian Society for the History of Science and vice-president of the Commission for the History of Modern Physics, International Union of History and Philosophy of Science.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783662446614
ISBN-10: 3662446618
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: January 16th, 2015
Pages: 356
Language: English