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1. Foundations.Cognition: Classical Categorisation
the prototype theories. Feature detection would appear a more plausible mechanism for categorisation than prototype matching. In conclusion, the classical
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2. Book New Foundations For Classical Mechanics (2nd Edition 1999 (fontamental Theo
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New Foundations for classical Mechanics. Series Fundamental theories of Physics , Vol. 99 Hestenes, D. 2nd ed., 1998, 724 p., Softcover
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This item usually ships in 2-3 business days About this book Table of contents About this book This book provides an introduction to geometric algebra as a unified language for physics and mathematics. It contains extensive applications to classical mechanics in a textbook format suitable for courses at an intermediate level. The text is supported by more than 200 diagrams to help develop geometrical and physical intuition. Besides covering the standard material for a course on the mechanics of particles and rigid bodies, the book introduces new, coordinate-free methods for rotational dynamics and orbital mechanics, developing these subjects to a level well beyond that of other textbooks. These methods have been widely applied in recent years to biomechanics and robotics, to computer vision and geometric design, to orbital mechanics in government and industrial space programs, as well as to other branches of physics. The book applies them to the major perturbations in the solar system, including the planetary perturbations of Mercury's perihelion.

4. Quantum Foundations Detail - Perimeter Institute For Theoretical Physics
In classical theories the mathematical symbols in the theory relate in a simple way to a the main research efforts in the Foundations of quantum theory.
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5. Exam And Paper Materials For Philosophy Of Mind:  Foundations Of Psychology
classical theories are often associated with a language of thought view of Explain how a language of thought theory could could contain a classical
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This book presents a fresh, original exposition of the foundations of classical electrodynamics in the tradition of the so-called metric-free approach. The fundamental structure of classical electrodynamics is described in the form of six axioms: (1) electric charge conservation, (2) existence of the Lorentz force, (3) magnetic flux conservation, (4) localization of electromagnetic energy-momentum, (5) existence of an electromagnetic spacetime relation, and (6) splitting of the electric current into material and external pieces.
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8. History Of Science © 2001- 2007 - Proposal For A New Approach To Quantum Logic
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9. Foundations Study Guide: Literary Theory
A classical example of Aristotle s analytical method is his treatment of the . The Foundations of current theories had, in fact, been undermined long
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Literary theory attempts to establish principles for interpreting and evaluating literary texts. Two of the most important issues in literary theory are authorial intention and interpretive objectivity. Is the author's intention responsible for the meanings of a text? Can readers arrive at an objective understanding of those meanings? Currently fashionable theory answers no to both questions. It suggests that meanings are created and recreated by influences beyond the control of either writers or readers. This view is diametrically opposed to the classical tradition in literary theory.
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Aristotle originated the kind of literary theory that emphasizes the objective features of texts and the authorial intentions that those features reveal. He sought to explain and evaluate literature as a product of human design. His

10. The Oxonian Review Of Books
Einstein, the romantic outsider, in one year shatters the Foundations of classical theories of light, mechanics, and electromagnetism! Well, not quite.
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11. Quantum Philosophy Theories
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12. Semantika - Graduate Center For Logical Foundations For Semantics And Represenat
Such a connection could apparently provide mathematics with a foundation not only solid (i) defence of classical theories of truth against circularity;

13. CLCS 593R: Classical Theories Of Rhetoric And Poetics
classical theories of Rhetoric and Poetics 3, 6, and 10, and * JTK, Mimesis and Diegesis Foundations of Aesthetic Theory in Plato and Aristotle.
Classical Theories of Rhetoric and Poetics
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COURSE DESCRIPTION 'Rhetoric,' in the sense of 'the practice of persuasion,' is surely as old as human communication; but ërhetoricí in the sense of metarhetorical discourse is an invention of the ancient Greeks, and one of their greatest legacies to the Romans (and indeed to all of us). The notion of 'poetics,' likewise, in the Western tradition at least, comes to us from Greece and Rome. This course examines some pivotal ancient Mediterranean texts, with a view toward what they can tell us about the ancientsí ideas about rhetoric and poetics. Some questions that are likely to occupy us: What is language, and how does it figure in the role of human communication and persuasion? How do literary texts communicate, and how persuade? How does persuasion in oral, written, or other forms itself undergo change when its meta-discourse is codified and systematized? The course will consist of weekly meetings in which we will discuss assigned readings and related topics. Sporadic quizzes; final examination and/or paper. 3.0 credit hours. No knowledge of ancient Greek or Latin is presumed.
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF READINGS Items marked with an * asterisk are on reserve in the Undergraduate Library. The four Loeb volumes of Quintiilian will also be there, if you prefer not to purchase them for yourself (see below, 'Recommended Texts'), but he is a key figure in the history of classical rhetorical theory, so if you can afford the investment, you will be glad to have your own copy.

14. Foundations Of Mathematical Analysis
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16. New Foundations For Classical Mechanics
To order this book from Kluwer see New Foundations for classical Theory of Relativity is the culmination of developments in classical mechanics.
New Foundations for Classical Mechanics
David Hestenes
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[To order this book from Kluwer see New Foundations for Classical Mechanics, 2nd Ed]
This book provides an introduction to geometric algebra as a unified language for physics and mathematics. It contains extensive applications to classical mechanics in a textbook format suitable for courses at an intermediate level. The text is supported by more than 200 diagrams to help develop geometrical and physical intuition. Besides covering the standard material for a course on the mechanics of particles and rigid bodies, the book introduces new, coordinate-free methods for rotational dynamics and orbital mechanics , developing these subjects to a level well beyond that of other textbooks. These methods have been widely applied in recent years to biomechanics and robotics, to computer vision and geometric design, to orbital mechanics in governmental and industrial space programs, as well as to other branches of physics. The book applies them to the major perturbations in the solar system, including the planetary perturbations of Mercury's perihelion. Geometric algebra integrates conventional vector algebra (along with its established notations) into a system with all the advantages of quaternions and spinors. Thus, it increases the power of the mathematical language of classical mechanics while bringing it closer to the language of quantum mechanics. This book systematically develops purely mathematical applications of geometric algebra useful in physics, including extensive applications to linear algebra and transformation groups. It contains sufficient material for a course on mathematical topics alone.

17. PhilSci Archive - Geometric Foundations Of Classical Yang-Mills Theory
We analyze the geometric Foundations of classical YangMills theory by studying the relationships between internal relativity, locality, global/local
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We analyze the geometric foundations of classical Yang-Mills theory by studying the relationships between internal relativity, locality, global/local invariance, and relationalism. Using the fiber bundle formulation of Yang-Mills theory, a precise definition of locality is proposed. We show that local gauge invariance -heuristically implemented by means of the gauge argument- is a necessary but not sufficient condition for establishing a relational theory of local internal motion. Finally, we analyze the conceptual meaning of BRST symmetry in terms of the invariance of the gauge fixed theory under general local gauge transformations. Subjects: Specific Sciences Physics Symmetries/Invariances ID Code: Deposited By: Catren, Gabriel Deposited On: 22 August 2007 Additional Information: Yang-Mills Theory, Gauge Theories, BRST Symmetry

18. Chapter 21. In What Respects Are The Foundations Of Classical Mechanics And Of T
In What Respects Are the Foundations of classical Mechanics and of the Special Theory of Relativity Unsatisfactory?. Einstein, Albert. 1920.
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19. Classical Five Element Acupuncture Theory - Worsley Style Acupuncture | Yin Yang
classical Five Element Acupuncture Theory Worsley Style Acupuncture. Foundations of classical (Worsley) Five Element Acupuncture Forming a classical
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    Posted June 26th, 2006 by Chad Dupuis The five element theory is one of the major systems of thought within Chinese medicine. In modern clinical practice the theory is used to varying degrees depending on the style of acupuncture a given practitioner utilizes. In our presentation of the basics of five element theory we discuss the way the theory is used by TCM style practitioners. The information below is a description of the way practitioners of classical five element acupuncture, as taught by the late

20. Introduction
The Marxist School challenged the Foundations of classical theory. Writing during the mid19th century, Karl Marx saw capitalism as an evolutionary phase in
Major Schools of Economic Theory Introduction The word "economics" is derived from oikonomikos, which means skilled in household management. Although the word is very old, the discipline of economics as we understand it today is a relatively recent development. Modern economic thought emerged in the 17th and 18th centuries as the western world began its transformation from an agrarian to an industrial society. Despite the enormous differences between then and now, the economic problems with which society struggles remain the same:
  • How do we decide what to produce with our limited resources?
  • How do we ensure stable prices and full employment of our resources?
  • How do we provide a rising standard of living both for ourselves and for future generations?
Progress in economic thought toward answers to these questions tends to take discrete steps rather than to evolve smoothly over time. A new school of ideas suddenly emerges as changes in the economy yield fresh insights and make existing doctrines obsolete. The new school eventually becomes the consensus view, to be pushed aside by the next wave of new ideas. This process continues today and its motivating force remains the same as that three centuries ago: to understand the economy so that we may use it wisely to achieve society's goals.

21. Arché
The Logical and Metaphysical Foundations of classical Mathematics (20002005) approach to real and functional analysis and to classical set theory,

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Principal Investigator Crispin Wright Independent Auditor Kit Fine (NYU). Other Project Members Roy T. Cook (Vilanova), Philip Ebert (Stirling), Bob Hale (Sheffield), PaulMcCallion Darren McDonald Nikolaj Pedersen (UCLA), (MIT), Marcus Rossberg Stewart Shapiro Chiara Tabet and Robert Williams (Leeds).
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FCNO FCNO and growing recognition of their technical potential, we now launch a five-year collaborative project to explore the prospects of extending the neo-Fregean approach to real and functional analysis and to classical set theory, and to examine its philosophical significance and problems in greater depth. The neo-Fregean a priori The number of F G F G More specifically, the thesis involves four ingredient claims: Claims (i) and (iii) concern the epistemology of the meaning of arithmetical statements, while (ii) and (iv) concern the recognition of their

22. Comic Books: Foundations Of Classical Electrodynamics
Foundations of classical Electrodynamics Publisher Birkh?user Boston The tool for formulating the theory is the calculus of exterior differential forms
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23. InformIT: Fuzzy Set Theory: Foundations And Applications - $63.47
Fuzzy Set Theory Foundations and Applications serves as a simple introduction to Restrictions of classical Set Theory and Logic. Membership Functions.

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Foundations of Fuzzy Systems. by Rudolf Kruse, Joan E. Gebhardt, Frank Klawonn In GIT, as in classical information theory, uncertainty (predictive,
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A firm philosophical foundation for classical evolutionary . The scientific theory that best meets these criteria as the foundation for all biological<375:PFOCEC>2.0.CO;2-Y

26. [Mathematical Foundations Of Multidimensional Stable Population Theory I: Classi
Title Mathematical Foundations of multidimensional stable population theory I classical theory. POPLINE Document Number 208970. Author(s)
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27. Classical Foundations Of The Contemporary Economic Theory Of Non-renewable Resou
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Philosophy and Logic of Physical Theory; A Short History of the classical Theory of Charged Particles; Foundations of classical Mechanics
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Originally written in 1964, this famous text is a study of the classical theory of charged particles. Many applications treat electrons as point particles. At the same time, there is a widespread belief that the theory of point particles is beset with various difficulties such as an infinite electrostatic self-energy, a rather doubtful equation of motion which admits physically meaningless solutions, violation of causality and others. The classical theory of charged particles has been largely ignored and has been left in an incomplete state since the discovery of quantum mechanics. Despite the great efforts of men such as Lorentz, Abraham, Poincaré, and Dirac, it is usually regarded as a "lost cause". But thanks to progress made just a few years ago, the author is able to resolve the various problems and to complete this unfinished theory successfully.
  • Philosophy and Logic of Physical Theory
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30. Sociological Theory And The Environment: Classical Foundations, Contemporary Ins
Sociological Theory and the Environment classical Foundations, Contemporary Insights074250185XDunlap, Riley E.; Buttel, Frederick H.; Dickens, Peter;
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31. Logical Foundations And Formal Verification - Philosophy And Ontology
Any formal foundation system for mathematics is necessarily connected . The term mathematical is now so strongly associated with classical set theory,
2. PHILOSOPHY AND ONTOLOGY 2.1 Philosophical positions Any formal foundation system for mathematics is necessarily connected more or less intimately with some philosophical position upon the nature of mathematics. The three principal 'schools' of philosophy of mathematics in the twentieth century have been logicism, intuitionism, and formalism. Logicism, of which Bertrand Russell was one of the principal proponents, is the thesis that the whole of mathematics is ultimately reducible to symbolic logic. In "The Principles of Mathematics" [Rus03] (the manuscript of which was completed on the last day of the 19th century), Russell states that: "The fact that all Mathematics is Symbolic Logic is one of the greatest discoveries of our age; and when this fact has been established, the remainder of the principles of mathematics consists in the analysis of Symbolic Logic itself." Intuitionism, a school of thought most prominently associated with Brouwer rejects classical mathematics in favour of the more spartan constructive mathematics. According to Bishop [Bis67] an important element of the intuitionist position is that: "every mathematical statement ultimately expresses the fact that if we perform certain computations within the set of positive integers, we shall get certain results". Intuitionists reject some of the principles of classical logic, notably the law of the excluded middle. Formalism, a doctrine and a programme due to Hilbert, is characterised by the view that classical mathematics may be established by formal derivation from plausible axioms, provided that the consistency of the formal axiomatisation is established by "finitary" or "constructive" means.

32. Conceptual Foundations Of Risk Theory. Technical Bulletin No. 1731.
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33. Classical Social Theorists
The purpose of this course is to look at the Foundations of modern social theory through an examination of social thought in its political, economic and
home These lectures were given in November 2001 in the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge. They were part of a course on theory and methods in anthropology designed for second year social anthropology undergraduates. They were filmed by Xiaoxiao Yan. The purpose of this course is to look at the foundations of modern social theory through an examination of social thought in its political, economic and ideological context since about 1700 A.D. Each lecture deals with a major theoretical paradigm and is illustrated by a case study of the life, methods and conclusions of one major thinker. There are the eight lectures of the course and an extra lecture on F.W.Maitland from a parallel course on property and corporations. A few relevant texts can be read as e-books courtesy of University of Virginia Library, Electronic Text Center

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Levels Foundations of classical Physics force) underlying the classical Newtonian theory of motion, and expressed in Newton s three laws.

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36. Philosophy Of Physics - Elsevier
Algebraic Quantum Field Theory (Hans Halvorson (with an Appendix by Michael Muger) Issues in the Foundations of classical Statistical Physics (Jos Uffink)
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The ambition of this volume is twofold: to provide a comprehensive overview of the field and to serve as an indispensable reference work for anyone who wants to work in it. For example, any philosopher who hopes to make a contribution to the topic of the classical-quantum correspondence will have to begin by consulting Klaas Landsman?s chapter. The organization of this volume, as well as the choice of topics, is based on the conviction that the important problems in the philosophy of physics arise from studying the foundations of the fundamental theories of physics. It follows that there is no sharp line to be drawn between philosophy of physics and physics itself. Some of the best work in the philosophy of physics is being done by physicists, as witnessed by the fact that several of the contributors to the volume are theoretical physicists: viz., Ellis, Emch, Harvey, Landsman, Rovelli, ?t Hooft, the last of whom is a Nobel laureate.

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39. 03: Mathematical Logic And Foundations
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Mathematical Logic is the study of the processes used in mathematical deduction. The subject has origins in philosophy, and indeed it is only by nonmathematical argument that one can show the usual rules for inference and deduction (law of excluded middle; cut rule; etc.) are valid. It is also a legacy from philosophy that we can distinguish semantic reasoning ("what is true?") from syntactic reasoning ("what can be shown?"). The first leads to Model Theory, the second, to Proof Theory. Students encounter elementary (sentential) logic early in their mathematical training. This includes techniques using truth tables, symbolic logic with only "and", "or", and "not" in the language, and various equivalences among methods of proof (e.g. proof by contradiction is a proof of the contrapositive). This material includes somewhat deeper results such as the existence of disjunctive normal forms for statements. Also fairly straightforward is elementary first-order logic, which adds quantifiers ("for all" and "there exists") to the language. The corresponding normal form is prenex normal form. In second-order logic, the quantifiers are allowed to apply to relations and functions to subsets as well as elements of a set. (For example, the well-ordering axiom of the integers is a second-order statement). So how can we characterize the set of theorems for the theory? The theorems are defined in a purely procedural way, yet they should be related to those statements which are (semantically) "true", that is, statements which are valid in every model of those axioms. With a suitable (and reasonably natural) set of rules of inference, the two notions coincide for any theory in first-order logic: the Soundness Theorem assures that what is provable is true, and the Completeness Theorem assures that what is true is provable. It follows that the set of true first-order statements is effectively enumerable, and decidable: one can deduce in a finite number of steps whether or not such a statement follows from the axioms. So, for example, one could make a countable list of all statements which are true for all groups.

40. Physics 219 Course Information
Good books on the corresponding classical theory are Elements of Information Theory by Foundations of Quantum Theory I States and Ensembles, 40 pages.
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41. Patrick Suppes - Papers On The Foundations Of Physics
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With J. Acacio de Barros and Gary Oas. (1998) A Collection of Probabilistic Hidden-Variable Theorems and Counterexamples. In R. Pratesi and L. Ronchi (Eds.), Conference Proceedings Vol. 60, Waves, Information and Foundations of Physics . Bologna: Societˆ Italiana Di Fisica, 267-291.
With A.S. Sant'Anna and A. de Barros. (1996) A particle theory of the Casimir effect. Foundations of Physics Letters
With J.A. de Barros. (1996) Photons, billiards and chaos. In P. Weingartner and G. Schurz (Eds.), Law and Prediction in the Light of Chaos Research, Lecture Notes in Physics . Berlin: Springer Verlag, 189 Ð 201.
With J.A. de Barros and A.S. Sant'Anna. (1996) Violation of Bell's inequalities with a local theory of photons. Foundations of Physics Letters
With J. Acacio de Barros. (1995) A Descoberta dos Raios X.

42. Foundations Of Mathematics
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43. Dialogue On The Foundations Of String Theory
Dialogue on the Foundations of String Theory . The classical background geometry invoked by string theorists always has 10 dimensions, but the number of
Dialogue on the Foundations of String Theory Several years ago there was published in Rome a salutary edict which, in order to obviate the dangerous tendencies of our present age, imposed a seasonable silence upon the Pythagorean opinion that the earth moves. There were those who impudently asserted that this decree had its origin not in judicious inquiry, but in passion none too well informed. Complaints were to be heard that advisers who were totally unskilled at astronomical observations ought not to clip the wings of reflective intellects by means of rash prohibitions. Upon hearing such carping insolence, my zeal could not be contained. Being thoroughly informed about that prudent determination, I decided to appear openly in the theater of the world as a witness of the sober truth.                                                                                                                 Galileo, 1632 Simplicius: I have a very basic questions about string theory. I'm not sure if I can express it clearly, or even if the premise of the question is correct, but here goes...  In general relativity, gravitation is due to curvature of spacetime. Test particles follow geodesics in curved space, and this accounts for how those particles are affected by gravity. The field equations relate the curvature of spacetime to the distribution of mass, energy, stress. Now, in string theory, we hear about spacetime, and even

44. [quant-ph/0212124] Foundations Of Quantum Theory And Quantum Information Applica
Foundations of quantum theory and quantum information applications I also show that the advantage of quantum over classical communication can be quant-ph
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Authors: Ernesto F. Galvao (Submitted on 22 Dec 2002) Abstract: This thesis establishes a number of connections between foundational issues in quantum theory, and some quantum information applications. It starts with a review of quantum contextuality and non-locality, multipartite entanglement characterisation, and of a few quantum information protocols.
Quantum non-locality and contextuality are shown to be essential for different implementations of quantum information protocols known as quantum random access codes and quantum communication complexity protocols. I derive sufficient experimental conditions for tests of these quantum properties.
I also discuss how the distribution of quantum information through quantum cloning processes can be useful in quantum computing. Regarding entanglement characterisation, some results are obtained relating two problems, that of additivity of the relative entropy of entanglement, and that of identifying different types of tripartite entanglement in the asymptotic regime of manipulations of many copies of a given state.
The thesis ends with a description of an information processing task in which a single qubit substitutes for an arbitrarily large amount of classical communication. This result is interpreted in different ways: as a gap between quantum and classical computation space complexity; as a bound on the amount of classical communication necessary to simulate entanglement; and as a basic result on hidden-variable theories for quantum mechanics. I also show that the advantage of quantum over classical communication can be established in a feasible experiment.

45. The Foundations Of Price Theory / Major Works / Pickering And Chatto Publishers
The Foundations of Price Theory . ‘This is a wellchosen selection of classical writings about price theory, that ‘jewel in the crown’ of mainstream
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    Price theory has always been at the heart of economic theory. For the past two and a half centuries, economic theorists have been trying in many different ways to understand and explain the determination of relative prices between goods and services. Concentrating exclusively on the primary literature, this multi-volume set brings together for the first time the most significant texts of the many and and often conflicting intellectual endeavours to solve this most difficult of all economic issues. Though fully aware of the sometimes fundamental theoretical differences between the various approaches, this choice of texts suggests an interpretative framework linked to the common method used by successive schools of thought. For the past 250 years, economists have been working with one version or another of the so-called gravity theory: long-run, natural or equilibrium reasoning investigates the logical static determination of relative prices by theorists attempting to understand the fundamentals of market (or non-market) economies; short-run, market or disequilibrium reasoning scrutinises the formation of relative prices, that is, the dynamic process (including, possibly, institutional set-ups) necessary to bring about these natural/equilibrium prices.

46. LibriVox » Relativity By Albert Einstein
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47. Project-Metalau:Classical System Theory
classical system theory. Systems, Control and Signal Processing. Systems, control and signal processing constitute the main Foundations of the research work
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48. Physics And Chance: Philosophical Issues In The Foundations Of Statistical Mecha
Physics and Chance Philosophical Issues in the Foundations of Statistical Indeed, not only are the problems raised by the classical theory not resolved
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Chapter 4 is devoted to the quantum mechanical picture of the world. The exposition of quantum phenomena concentrates on superposition and interference phenomena (the fact that quanta exhibit in certain classic experiments both wave and particle aspects) and the informal exposition of the theory highlights the dual aspect of quantum evolution, that is the deterministic evolution governed by the Schrodinger equation of an isolated system and the non-deterministic, discontinuous evolution at measurement described by the projection postulate. There then follow useful introductory accounts of the standard interpretations of quantum mechanics, from the Copenhagen interpretation through stochastic interpretations to the many-world interpretations. Sklar also provides an all too brief discussion of the special nature of quantum probability and its non-classical basis in quantum "logic" (pp. 195-200).

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    Michel Serres, Felicia McCarren, Rome The Book of Foundations. one is reminded of the classical theory of the metus hostilis) and plague,
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    Reviewed by Chirstina S. Kraus, New York University. This is a book about beginnings: the beginning of Rome in particular, and of society and knowledge in general. It is not an easy book. S[erres], who holds a chair in the history of science at the Sorbonne, is a prominent and prolific philosopher who has written on subjects as diverse as Lucretius and Zola. But whatever Rome 's merits as philosophy I was skeptical of its usefulness to a student of Roman historiography. I was, of course, wrong. S.'s meditation on the Ab urbe condita (primarily on sections of Books I and II) is intensely personal, at times infuriating, and one of the most thought-provoking pieces of writing on Livy to have emerged in the last decade. (It was originally published in French in 1983; S.'s difficult, strikingly poetic prose has been limpidly translated by Felicia McCarren.) Rome proceeds slowly and carefully as S. feels his way through the

    51. Theory Of Molecular Dynamics Simulations
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    One of the principal tools in the theoretical study of biological molecules is the method of molecular dynamics simulations (MD). This computational method calculates the time dependent behavior of a molecular system. MD simulations have provided detailed information on the fluctuations and conformational changes of proteins and nucleic acids. These methods are now routinely used to investigate the structure, dynamics and thermodynamics of biological molecules and their complexes. They are also used in the determination of structures from x-ray crystallography and from NMR experiments.
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    55. Classical Mechanics - Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
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    56. Woodford, M.: Interest And Prices: Foundations Of A Theory Of Monetary Policy.
    of the book Interest and Prices Foundations of a Theory of Monetary The book it most resembles is Patinkin s classic Money, Interest,......
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    With the collapse of the Bretton Woods system, any pretense of a connection of the world's currencies to any real commodity has been abandoned. Yet since the 1980s, most central banks have abandoned money-growth targets as practical guidelines for monetary policy as well. How then can pure "fiat" currencies be managed so as to create confidence in the stability of national units of account? Interest and Price s seeks to provide theoretical foundations for a rule-based approach to monetary policy suitable for a world of instant communications and ever more efficient financial markets. In such a world, effective monetary policy requires that central banks construct a conscious and articulate account of what they are doing. Michael Woodford reexamines the foundations of monetary economics, and shows how interest-rate policy can be used to achieve an inflation target in the absence of either commodity backing or control of a monetary aggregate. The book further shows how the tools of modern macroeconomic theory can be used to design an optimal inflation-targeting regimeone that balances stabilization goals with the pursuit of price stability in a way that is grounded in an explicit welfare analysis, and that takes account of the "New Classical" critique of traditional policy evaluation exercises. It thus argues that rule-based policymaking need not mean adherence to a rigid framework unrelated to stabilization objectives for the sake of credibility, while at the same time showing the advantages of rule-based over purely discretionary policymaking.

    57. Perry N. Finley Foundation - Library Catalog
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    58. Automata: From Mathematics To Applications (AutoMathA): European Science Foundat
    On one hand, significant advances in fundamental aspects of AT can be measured by recent progress on some deep open questions of the classical theory.
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    Automata theory (AT) is one of the longest established areas in Computer Science. Over the past few years, AT has not only developed in many different directions, but has also evolved in an exciting way at several levels: the exploration of specific new models and applications has at the same time stimulated a variety of deep mathematical theories. This project proposes a set of co-ordinated actions for advancing the theory of automata and for increasing its application to challenging scientific problems. Standard applications of AT include pattern matching, syntax analysis and software verification. In recent years, novel applications of automata-theoretic concepts have emerged from biology, physics, cognitive sciences, neurosciences, control, tomography, linguistics, mathematics, etc., while developments in information technology have increased the need for formally-based design and verification methods to cope with such emerging technical needs as network security, mobile intelligent devices, and high performance computing.

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