Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker: Major Texts in Philosophy

This book presents a collection of texts by the German philosopher and physicist Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (1912-2007), for use in seminars on philosophy, mainly epistemology and the philosophy of physics or foundations of quantum mechanics, but also for courses on German philosophy of the 20th...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Drieschner, Michael (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
Series:Texts and Protocols
Online Access:
Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Preliminary Epistemological Considerations
  • A Description of Physics
  • Time – Physics – Metaphysics
  • Biological Preliminaries to Logic
  • Models of Health and Illness, Good and Evil, Truth and Falseness
  • Parmenides and the Graylag Goose
  • Parmenides and Quantum Theory
  • Possibility and Movement: A Note on Aristotelian Physics
  • The Rationality of Emotions
  • On Power