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Who Invented the “Copenhagen Interpretation”? A Study in Mythology
  • D. Howard
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Science
  • 1 December 2004
What is commonly known as the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics, regarded as representing a unitary Copenhagen point of view, differs significantly from Bohr’s complementarityExpand
What Makes a Classical Concept Classical ? Toward a Reconstruction of Niels Bohr ' s Philosophy of Physics
“Every description of natural processes must be based on ideas which have been introduced and defined by the classical theory.” — Niels Bohr, 1923 “There must be quite definite and clear grounds, whyExpand
Revisiting the Einstein-Bohr Dialogue
Einstein and Bohr – No names loom larger in the history of twentieth-century physics, and rightly so, Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr being the figures most prominently associated with the relativityExpand
“Nicht Sein Kann was Nicht Sein Darf,” or the Prehistory of EPR, 1909–1935: Einstein’s Early Worries about the Quantum Mechanics of Composite Systems
The story of Einstein’s misgivings about quantum mechanics and about his debate with Bohr has been told many times—by the participants themselves,1 by their colleagues and contemporaries,2 and byExpand
Short-term and long-term health impacts of air pollution reductions from COVID-19 lockdowns in China and Europe: a modelling study
It is estimated that tens of thousands of premature deaths from air pollution were avoided, although with significant differences observed in Europe and China, and considerable improvements in air quality are achievable in both China and Europe when stringent emission control policies are adopted. Expand
A Code of Ethics for the Human-Robot Interaction Profession
As robots transition into human social environments, a new range of technical, ethical, and legal challenges are arising. This paper discusses the unique ethical challenges facing HRI practitionersExpand
What Makes a Classical Concept Classical
There was a time, not so very long ago, when Niels Bohr’s influence and stature as a philosopher of physics rivaled his standing as a physicist. But now there are signs of a growing despair — much inExpand
An Epistemological Perspective on the Value of Gain-of-Function Experiments Involving Pathogens with Pandemic Potential
Gain-of-function experiments are considered in the context of how information is acquired and valued in the fields of microbial pathogenesis and infectious diseases. Expand
Einstein and Duhem
Pierre Duhem's often unrecognized influence on twentieth-century philosophy of science is illustrated by an analysis of his significant if also largely unrecognized influence on Albert Einstein.Expand