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Heisenberg PhysicsPhilosophy

Heisenberg PhysicsPhilosophy

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Physicshasrecentlyopenedupvastnewfieldsofknowledgemakingitnecessaryforustomodifysomeofourmostbasicphilosophicalandscientificconcepts-thepillarsofculturesandcivilizations.This,saysF.S.C.Northropinhisintroductiontothepresentvolume,is'themajoreventeftoday'sandtomorrow'sworld'.WernerHeisenbergwasborninWurzburg,Germany,in1901.HewaseducatedattheuniversitiesofMunichandGottingenandin1932wasawardedtheNobelPrizeforhisworkintheoreticalatomicphysics.HeisnowDirectoroftheMaxPlanckInstituteforPhysicsandAstrophysicsinMunich.Authorofmanybooks,hismemoriesofalifeinsciencehaverecentlyappearedunderthetitle
PhysicsandBeyond:EncountersandConversations
(WorldPerspectivesNo.23).'Herewearemovingawaythegreatpeaksofintellectualendeavour,wheretheboundariesofthesubjectaretranscendedandallknowledgeisseen
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PlannedandeditedbyRuthNandaAnshen
BOARDOFEDITORS
KennethClark,RichardCourantWernerHeisenberg,IvanIllichKonradLorenz,JosephNeedham
I.I.
Rabi,SarvepalliRadhakrishnanKarlRahner,AlexanderSachsC.N.Yang
WERNERHEISENBERG
ApproachestoGod,
JacquesMaritain
Recovery
of
Faith,
SarvepaUiRadhakrishnan
TheArt
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Lovinq,
ErichFromm
PhysicsandBeyond,
WernerHeisenberg
SiomundFreud'sMission,
ErichFromm
Miraoe
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Health,
Rene'Dubos
Voices
of
Man,
MarioPei
MythandReality,
MirceaEliade
TheMeanino
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KennethE.Boulding
Physics
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THEREVOLUTIONINMODERNSCIENCE
RuskinHouse
GEORGEALLEN
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MUSEUMSTREETLONDON
 
FirstpublishedinGreatBritainin
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isaplantopresentshortbooksinavarietyoffieldsbythemostresponsibleofcontemporarythinkers.Thepurposeistorevealbasicnewtrendsinmoderncivilization.tointerpretthecreativeforcesatworkintheEastaswellasintheWest.andtopointtothenewconsciousnesswhichcancontri-butetoadeeperunderstandingoftheinter-relationofmanandtheuniverse.theindividualandsociety.andofthevaluessharedbyallpeople.
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representstheworldcom-munityofideasinauniverseofdiscourse,emphasisingtheprin-cipleofunityinmankind.ofpermanencewithinchange.Recentdevelopmentsinmanyfieldsofthoughthaveopenedunsuspectedprospectsforadeeperunderstandingofman'ssitua-tionandforaproperappreciationofhumanvaluesandhumanaspirations.Theseprospects,thoughtheoutcomeofpurelyspecializedstudiesinlimitedfields.requirefortheiranalysisandsynthesisanewstructureandframeinwhichtheycanbeex-plored,enrichedandadvancedinalltheiraspectsforthebenefitofmanandsociety.Suchastructureandframeitistheendeavourof
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todefineleadinghopefullytoadoctrineofman.AfurtherpurposeofthisSeriesistoattempttoovercomeaprincipalailmentofhumanity.namely,theeffectsoftheatomi-zationofknowledgeproducedbytheoverwhelmingaccretionoffactswhichsciencehascreated;toclarifyandsynthesiseideasthroughthe
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fertilizationofminds;toshowfromdiverseandimportantpointsofviewthecorrelationofideas,factsandvalueswhichareinperpetualinterplay;todemonstratethecharacter,kinship,logicandoperationoftheentireorganismofrealitywhileshowingthepersistentinter-relationshipoftheprocessesofthehumanmindandintheintersticesofknowledge,torevealtheinnersynthesisandorganicunityoflifeitself.Itisthethesisof
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