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    The Truth of Science: Physical Theories and Reality.Roger G. Newton - 1997 - Harvard University Press.
    Examines the aims and tools of science for creating theories and explanations of phenomena, with an eye to answering the question of whether or not science ...
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    From Clockwork to Crapshoot: A History of Physics.Roger G. Newton - 2007 - Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.
    From Clockwork to Crapshoot provides the perspective needed to understand contemporary developments in physics in relation to philosophical traditions as far ...
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  3. How Physics Confronts Reality: Einstein Was Correct, but Bohr Won the Game.Roger G. Newton - 2009 - World Scientific.
    This book recalls, for nonscientific readers, the history of quantum mechanics, the main points of its interpretation, and Einstein's objections to it, together with the responses engendered by his arguments. Most popular discussions on the strange aspects of quantum mechanics ignore the fundamental fact that Einstein was correct in his insistence that the theory does not directly describe reality. While that fact does not remove the theory's counterintuitive features, it casts them in a different light. Context is provided by following (...)
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    The Density Matrix of Scattered Particles.Roger G. Newton - 1979 - Foundations of Physics 9 (11-12):929-935.
    The derivation of the expression for the density matrix of scattered particles in terms of that of the incident ones, taking different impact parameters into account, shows that under well-specified and realistic conditions, the final density matrix is of the same kind as the initial one. Thus the final mixed state after a collision can be used directly as the initial mixed state in a subsequent collision. Contrary to a recent claim by Band and Park, there are no “fundamental difficulties (...)
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