Physics and beyond : encounters and conversations (Book, 1971) []
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Physics and beyond : encounters and conversations

Physics and beyond : encounters and conversations

Author: Werner Heisenberg; Arnold Pomerans
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [©1971]
Series: World perspectives, v. 42.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976.
Physics and beyond.
New York, Harper & Row [©1971]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Werner Heisenberg; Arnold Pomerans
OCLC Number: 115992
Notes: Translation of Der Teil und das Ganze.
Description: xviii, 247 pages 22 cm.
Contents: First encounter with the atomic concept (1919-1920) --
The decision to study physics (1920) --
"Understanding" in modern physics (1920-1922) --
Lessons in politics and history (1922-1924) --
Quantum mechanics and a talk with Einstein (1925-1926) --
Fresh fields (1926-1927) --
Science and religion (1927) --
Atomic physics and pragmatism (1929) --
The relationship between biology, physics and chemistry (1930-1932) --
Quantum mechanics and Kantian philosophy (1930-1934) --
Discussions about language (1933) --
Revolution and university life (1933) --
Atomic power and elementary particles (1935-1937) --
Individual behavior in the face of political disaster (1937-1941) --
Toward a new beginning (1941-1945) --
The responsibility of the scientist (1945-1950) --
Positivism, metaphysics and religion (1952) --
Scientific and political disputes (1956-1957) --
The unified field theory (1957-1958) --
Elementary particles and platonic philosophy (1961-1965).
Series Title: World perspectives, v. 42.
Other Titles: Teil und das Ganze.
Responsibility: Werner Heisenberg, translated from the German by Arnold J. Pomerans.


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