Episode Seven – Bohr’s Philosophy


Alright, we are just about done for now. Before, we wrap up though, a few more things.


Oh Descartes, what rationalism have you unleashed?

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Further Readings:

[1] The Quantum of Action and the Description of Nature (1929).

[2] The Atomic Theory and the Fundamental Principles underlying the Description of Nature (1929).

[3] As quoted in Aage Petersen, ‘The Philosophy of Niels Bohr’, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 1963, Volume 3, Issue 19.

[4] As quoted in Defense Implications of International Indeterminacy (1972) by Robert J. Pranger, p. 11, and Theorizing Modernism : Essays in Critical Theory (1993) by Steve Giles, p. 28

[5] As quoted in Physics and Beyond (1971) by Werner Heisenberg

[6] Quantum postulate and the recent development of atomic theory Nature. 121: 580-591.


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