The Resource Physics meets philosophy at the Planck scale : contemporary theories in quantum gravity, edited by Craig Callender, Nick Huggett

Physics meets philosophy at the Planck scale : contemporary theories in quantum gravity, edited by Craig Callender, Nick Huggett

Label
Physics meets philosophy at the Planck scale : contemporary theories in quantum gravity
Title
Physics meets philosophy at the Planck scale
Title remainder
contemporary theories in quantum gravity
Statement of responsibility
edited by Craig Callender, Nick Huggett
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
530.15/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC178
LC item number
.P48 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Callender, Craig
  • Huggett, Nick
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Quantum gravity
  • Gravité quantique
Label
Physics meets philosophy at the Planck scale : contemporary theories in quantum gravity, edited by Craig Callender, Nick Huggett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-356) and index
Contents
  • Carlo Rovelli
  • Part II - Strings
  • Reflections on the fate of spacetime
  • Edward Witten
  • A philosopher looks at string theory
  • Robert Weingard
  • Black holes, dumb holes, and entropy
  • William G. Unruh
  • Part III -Topological quantum field theory
  • Higher-dimensional algebra and Planck scale physics
  • Introduction
  • John C. Baez
  • Part IV - Quantum gravity and the interpretation of general relativity
  • On general covariance and best matching
  • Julien B. Barbour
  • Pre-Socratic quantum gravity
  • Gorbon Belot and John Earman
  • The origin of the spacetime metric : Bell's 'Lorentzian pedagogy' and its significance in general relativity
  • Harvey R. Brown and Oliver Pooley
  • Part V - Quantum gravity and the interpretation of quantum mechanics
  • Quantum spacetime without observers : Onto logical clarity and the conceptual foundations of quantum gravity
  • Craig Callender and Nick Huggett
  • Sheldon Goldstein and Stefan Teufel
  • On gravity's role in quantum state reduction
  • Roger Penrose
  • Why the quantum must yield to gravity
  • Joy Christian
  • Part 1 - Theories of quantum gravity and their philosophical dimensions
  • Spacetime and the philosophical challenge of quantum gravity
  • Jeremy Butterfield and Christopher Isham
  • Naive quantum gravity
  • Stephen Weinstein
  • Quantum spacetime : What do we know?
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
x, 365 p.
Isbn
9780521664455
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00050775
Note
William & Grace Haney Memorial Collection
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1336805-01umb_inst
  • 0791152.01
  • (Sirsi) APT-9907
  • (OCoLC)45172783
Label
Physics meets philosophy at the Planck scale : contemporary theories in quantum gravity, edited by Craig Callender, Nick Huggett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-356) and index
Contents
  • Carlo Rovelli
  • Part II - Strings
  • Reflections on the fate of spacetime
  • Edward Witten
  • A philosopher looks at string theory
  • Robert Weingard
  • Black holes, dumb holes, and entropy
  • William G. Unruh
  • Part III -Topological quantum field theory
  • Higher-dimensional algebra and Planck scale physics
  • Introduction
  • John C. Baez
  • Part IV - Quantum gravity and the interpretation of general relativity
  • On general covariance and best matching
  • Julien B. Barbour
  • Pre-Socratic quantum gravity
  • Gorbon Belot and John Earman
  • The origin of the spacetime metric : Bell's 'Lorentzian pedagogy' and its significance in general relativity
  • Harvey R. Brown and Oliver Pooley
  • Part V - Quantum gravity and the interpretation of quantum mechanics
  • Quantum spacetime without observers : Onto logical clarity and the conceptual foundations of quantum gravity
  • Craig Callender and Nick Huggett
  • Sheldon Goldstein and Stefan Teufel
  • On gravity's role in quantum state reduction
  • Roger Penrose
  • Why the quantum must yield to gravity
  • Joy Christian
  • Part 1 - Theories of quantum gravity and their philosophical dimensions
  • Spacetime and the philosophical challenge of quantum gravity
  • Jeremy Butterfield and Christopher Isham
  • Naive quantum gravity
  • Stephen Weinstein
  • Quantum spacetime : What do we know?
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
x, 365 p.
Isbn
9780521664455
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00050775
Note
William & Grace Haney Memorial Collection
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1336805-01umb_inst
  • 0791152.01
  • (Sirsi) APT-9907
  • (OCoLC)45172783

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