Michael Janas, Michael E. Cuffaro, Michel Janssen

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We noted in Chapter 1 that for Heisenberg, quantum mechanics provided us with a new general framework for doing physics, one that was sorely needed in light of the persistent failures of classical mechanics and the old quantum theory of Bohr and Sommerfeld to deal with the puzzling (mostly spectroscopic) experimental data itwas confronted with in the first two decades of the last century (Duncan & Janssen, 2019).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBoston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages6
StatePublished - 2022

Publication series

NameBoston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science
ISSN (Print)0068-0346
ISSN (Electronic)2214-7942

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