Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Quantum Dialogue by Mara Beller

This work seeks to show that science is rooted not just in conversation but in disagreement, doubt and uncertainty. Mara Beller argues that it is precisely this culture of dialogue and controversy within the scientific community that fuels creativity. Beller draws her argument from her reading of the history of the quantum revolution, especially the development of the Copenhagen interpretation. One of several competing approaches, this version succeeded largely due to the rhetorical skills of Niels Bohr and his colleagues. Using archival research, Beller shows how Bohr and others marketed their views, misrepresenting and dismissing their opponents as "unreasonable" and championing their own not always coherent or well-supported position as "inevitable".

Buy Quantum Dialogue by Mara Beller from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780226041827
ISBN-10: 0226041824
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 153mm x 23mm)
Pages: 382
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 11-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Quantum Dialogue by Mara Beller

Book Reviews - Quantum Dialogue by Mara Beller

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Quantum Dialogue book by Mara Beller and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Mara Beller

Mara Beller is the Barbara Druss Dibner Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Books By Mara Beller

Einstein in Context by Mara Beller
Paperback, October 1993
$74.66