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Niels Bohr"s times, in physics, philosophy, and polity.

by Abraham Pais

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Published by Clarendon in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bohr, Niels, -- 1885-1962.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii,565p.,(12)p. of plates
    Number of Pages565
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21173876M
    ISBN 100198520484

    This option allows users to search by Publication, Volume and Page Selecting this option will search the current publication in context. Selecting this option will search all publications across the Scitation platform Selecting this option will search all publications for the Publisher/Society in contextCited by: Niels Henrik David Bohr (Danish: [ˈne̝ls ˈpoɐ̯ˀ]; 7 October – 18 November ) was a Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in Bohr was also a philosopher and a promoter of scientific research.. Bohr developed the Bohr model of the atom, in which he proposed Doctoral advisor: Christian Christiansen.

    This story ties in well with an anecdote recounted in Abraham Pais’ book Niels Bohr’s Times, in Physics, Philosophy and Polity (Oxford, ). In his youth, Bohr played goalkeeper in soccer. On one occasion his team was playing against a German side, and most . Jan Faye and Henry J. Folse (eds.) Niels Bohr and the Philosophy of Physics: Twenty-First-Century Perspectives. Published: Octo Jan Faye and Henry J. Folse (eds.), Niels Bohr and the Philosophy of Physics: Twenty-First-Century Perspectives, Bloomsbury, , pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Brian Hepburn, Wichita State University.

    His new book is called The Philosopher Niels Bohr, and I will here summarize the most central aspects of this book, in order to show the misinterpretation in a new way. On Manchester University in Niels Bohr produced his atomic theory, which with his own words broked with the ”customary forms of experience within the physics”. This book gives a clear and comprehensive exposition of Niels Bohr's philosophy of physics. Bohr's ideas are of major importance, for they are the source of the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum physics; yet they are obscure, and call for the sort of close analysis that this book provides.


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