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The Metaphysics Within Physics

Pub Date : 2007-04-19 | Author : Tim Maudlin | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191607646
ISBN 13 : 0191607649

What fundamental account of the world is implicit in physical theory? Physics straightforwardly postulates quarks and electrons, but what of the more intangible elements, such as l..


Quantum Non Locality And Relativity

Pub Date : 2011-03-08 | Author : Tim Maudlin | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 144439696X
ISBN 13 : 9781444396966

The third edition of Quantum Non-Locality and Relativity has been carefully updated to reflect significant developments, including a new chapter covering important recent work in t..


No Metaphysics Within Physics

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Elizabeth Louise Miller | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : OCLC:882197655
ISBN 13 :

This dissertation has three parts. In "Quantum Entanglement, Bohmian Mechanics, and Humean Supervenience," I defend David Lewis's metaphysical doctrine of Humean supervenience, and..


Philosophy Of Physics

Pub Date : 2012-07-22 | Author : Tim Maudlin | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400842339
ISBN 13 : 1400842336

This concise book introduces nonphysicists to the core philosophical issues surrounding the nature and structure of space and time, and is also an ideal resource for physicists int..


Quantum Reality

Pub Date : 1987 | Author : Nick Herbert | Publisher : Anchor Books

ISBN 10 : 9780385235693
ISBN 13 : 0385235690

A look at quantum physics covers wave motion, the problem with measurement, Bell's theorem, and the implications concerning the nature of reality..


New Foundations For Physical Geometry

Pub Date : 2014-02 | Author : Tim Maudlin | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780198701309
ISBN 13 : 0198701306

Topology is the mathematical study of the most basic geometrical structure of a space. Mathematical physics uses topological spaces as the formal means for describing physical spac..


The Oxford Handbook Of Metaphysics

Pub Date : 2005-09-08 | Author : Michael J. Loux | Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN 10 : 0199284229
ISBN 13 : 9780199284221

The Oxford Handbooks series is a major new initiative in academic publishing. Each volume offers an authoritative and up-to-date survey of original research in a particular subject..