Complementarity, Causality, and Explanation


by
John Losee

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 150 pages

File size: 1.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Prior to the work of Niels Bohr, discussions on the relationship of cause and effect presupposed that successful causal attribution implies explanation. Bohr shows how nineteenth-century theories in physics and chemistry were informed by a dominant theory of causality and how specific developments in physics provided the background for the emergence of quantum theory.