A winner of the Nobel Prize, Werner Heisenberg (1901–1976) was born in Würzberg, Germany, and received his doctorate in theoretical physics from the University of Munich. He became famous for his groundbreaking Uncertainty (or Indeterminacy) Principle. After World War II he was named director of the Max Planck Institute for Physics and Astrophysics.
Werner Heisenberg was clearly an amazing intellect on many levels. This challenging book provides excellent insight into the nature of theoretical physics and the challenges of... Read morePublished 10 days ago by J. Gabriel
Half way through and concluded it was erroneously titled. Should be "Philosophy and Physics."Published 1 month ago by Warren S. Taylor
Werner Karl Heisenberg (1901-1976) was a German theoretical physicist and one of the key creators of quantum mechanics, but perhaps best known for his "uncertainty... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Steven H Propp
Very good, not too technical. Some real insights from one of the founders of quantum mechanics. Includes considerable philosophical context, which is helpful.Published 7 months ago by George Williams
I was really expecting a nicer edition of this book. A TON of highlighting and a really torn up cover. I didn't expect pristine but it was not what i wanted overall. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Amarena
Heisenberg's Physics and Philosophy is a rare book in that it addresses two interesting but difficult subjects. These being epistemology and quantum physics. Read morePublished on August 21, 2012 by Brian J. Hendricks