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Time and Chance

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$33.00 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674011328

Publication Date: 02/28/2003

Academic Trade

192 pages

29 line illustrations

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  • Preface
  • 1. Time-Reversal Invariance
  • 2. Thermodynamics
  • 3. Statistical Mechanics
  • 4. The Reversibility Objections and the Past-Hypothesis
  • 5. The Scope of Thermodynamics
  • 6. The Asymmetries of Knowledge and Intervention
  • 7. Quantum Mechanics
  • Appendix: Gedankenexperiments with Heat Engines
  • Index

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