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Author Hsieh, Ching-Yao, 1917- author.

Title Economics, philosophy and physics / Ching-Yao Hsieh, Meng-Hua Ye
Published London : Routledge, 2015
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Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Classical Greek World View; Philosophy; Science; Economics; The World View of Saint Thomas Aquinas; St. Thomas's Philosophy; The Scholastic Approach to Science; St. Thomas's Economics; The Disintegration of the Medieval World View; Chapter 1 Newtonian Physics, Philosophy, and Economics; Newton's Grand Synthesis; Newton's Influence on the Enlightenment; The Newtonian Heritage of Contemporary Economics; Reductionism; Linearity; Deterministic Prediction and Newtonian Absolute Time
Chapter 2 The Romantic Protest against the Newtonian Mechanistic World ViewRomanticism and Philosophy; Romanticism and Science; Romanticism and Economics; Chapter 3 Thermodynamics and the Newtonian World View; The Second Law of Thermodynamics; Thermodynamics and Economics; Thermodynamics and Philosophy; Chapter 4 Relativity, Philosophy, and Economics; Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity (1905); The General Theory of Relativity (1915); Philosophical Consequences of Relativity Theory; Relativity and Economics; Chapter 5 Quantum Mechanics, Philosophy, and Economics
Main Features of Quantum MechanicsThe Inherent Wholeness of Atomic Process; The Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics; The Post-Copenhagen-Interpretation Synthesis; Quantum Mechanics and Economics; Quantum Mechanics and Philosophy; Chapter 6 Chaos Theory, Philosophy, and Economics; From Laplacian Determinism to Fundamental Uncertainty; Fractals, and Fractals and Chaos; Chaos and Philosophy; Chaos and Economics; Chapter 7 The Revolutions in Physics and the Future of Economics; Bibliography; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-161) and index
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Subject Economics.
Philosophy.
Physics.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Reference.
Economics.
Philosophy.
Physics.
Form Electronic book
Author Ye, Meng-Hua, author.
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