David Bohm: Causality and Chance, Letters to Three Women by Chris Talbot

By Chris Talbot

The letters transcribed during this ebook have been written by means of physicist David Bohm to 3 shut lady friends within the interval 1950 to 1956. they supply a historical past to his causal interpretation of quantum mechanics and the Marxist philosophy that encouraged his clinical paintings in quantum idea, chance and statistical mechanics. In his letters, Bohm unearths the guidelines that resulted in his floor breaking book Causality and probability in smooth Physics. The political arguments in addition to the extreme own difficulties contained in those letters aid to provide a rounded, human photo of this top scientist and 20th century thinker.

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