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Section IV

Classical Concepts in Quantum Mechanics

Session Chair: Jaume Navarro
Speakers: Arne Schirrmacher, John Stachel, Kristian Camilleri, Anthony Duncan and Michel Janssen

Arne Schirrmacher

Heisenberg's Ladder Didn't Fall.

Heisenberg's Ladder Didn't Fall.

The conclusion of Wittgenstein's Tractatus (6.54, before he recommends silence for the unspeakable, published 1921 in Annalen der Naturphilosophie) More Heisenberg's Ladder Didn't Fall.

John Stachel

Bohr: Complementarity and Correspondence

Bohr: Complementarity and Correspondence

Exchanges with Einstein during the 1920s contributed to Bohr's development of the concepts of complementarity and correspondence in the late 1920s and 1030s. More Bohr: Complementarity and Correspondence

Kristian Camilleri

The Doctrine of Classical Concepts in Historical Perspective

The Doctrine of Classical Concepts in Historical Perspective

It is widely recognised that Bohr’s view of the indispensability of classical concepts plays a central role in his interpretation of More The Doctrine of Classical Concepts in Historical Perspective

Anthony Duncan, Michel Janssen

(Never) mind your p's and q's: Von Neumann versus Jordan on the Foundations of Quantum Theory

(Never) mind your p's and q's: Von Neumann versus Jordan on the Foundations of Quantum Theory

In two papers in 1927, Jordan published his version of a general formalism for quantum mechanics now More (Never) mind your p's and q's: Von Neumann versus Jordan on the Foundations of Quantum Theory

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