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Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science

 
 
 
 
Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science
Author: Werner Heisenberg
ISBN 13: 9780061209192
ISBN 10: 61209198
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Publication Date: 2007-05-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $14.99
 
 

The seminal work by one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century, Physics and Philosophy is Werner Heisenberg's concise and accessible narrative of the revolution in modern physics, in which he played a towering role. The outgrowth of a celebrated lecture series, this book remains as relevant, provocative, and fascinating as when it was first published in 1958. A brilliant scientist whose ideas altered our perception of the universe, Heisenberg is considered the father of quantum physics; he is most famous for the Uncertainty Principle, which states that quantum particles do not occupy a fixed, measurable position. His contributions remain a cornerstone of contemporary physics theory and application.

New York Times

“A giant of modern physics.”