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The Physics of Chance

From Blaise Pascal to Niels Bohr

by Charles Ruhla

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • PHYSICS,
  • Science,
  • Games of chance (Mathematics),
  • Statistical Physics,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsG. Barton (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9758542M
    ISBN 100198539606
    ISBN 109780198539605

      THE PHYSICS OF VULNERABILITYWhen it comes to human behavior, emotions, and thinking, the adage “The more I learn, the less I know” is right on. I’ve learned to give up my pursuit of netting. Physics: Books I to IV. Either affirming or denying the existence of infinity leads to certain contradictions and paradoxes, and Aristotle finds an ingenious solution by distinguishing between potential and actual infinities. He argues that there is no such thing as an actual infinity: infinity is not a substance in its own right.

    The Physics (Greek: φυσικὴ ἀκρόασις Phusike akroasis; Latin: Physica, or Naturales Auscultationes, possibly meaning " lectures on nature ") is a named text, written in ancient Greek, collated from a collection of surviving manuscripts known as the Corpus Aristotelicum, attributed to the 4th-century BC philosopher Aristotle. Causality and Chance in Modern Physics Paperback – Feb. 25 by David Bohm (Author) out of 5 stars 12 ratings. See all 13 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from /5(12).

    The Physics takes its title from the Greek word phusis, which translates more accurately as “the order of nature.” The first two books of the Physics are Aristotle’s general introduction to the study of nature. The remaining six books treat physics itself at a very theoretical, generalized level, culminating in a discussion of God, the First Cause. Books by Robert G. Brown Physics Textbooks • Introductory Physics I and II A lecture note style textbook series intended to support the teaching of introductory physics, with calculus, at a level suitable for Duke undergraduates.


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The author skillfully guides the reader through these developments and provides mathematical details in appendices, offering an accessible introduction to the modern physicist's conception of the world of cause and chance.

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The book provides an accessible introduction to the modern physicist's conception of the world of cause and chance. Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: Number of pages: Weight: g Dimensions: x x 19 mmPages: From the book reviews: “This is one of the better books on quantum probability, nonlocality and statistics.

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