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Recent developments in quantum theory have focused attention on fundamental questions, in particular on whether it might be necessary to modify quantum mechanics to reconcile quantum gravity and general relativity. This book is based on a conference held in Oxford in the spring of 1984 to discuss quantum gravity. It brings together contributors who examine different aspects of the problem, including the experimental support for quantum mechanics, its strange and apparently paradoxical features, its underlying philosophy, and possible modifications to the theory.
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R. Penrose & C. J. Isham, Quantum Concepts in Space and Time. Proceedings of the Third Oxford Symposium on Quantum Gravity, Held at Oxford, UK, March 1984.
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