Ideas of Richard P. Feynman, by Theme

[American, fl. 1965, Professor of Physics at Cornell, and then at the California Institute of Technology. Nobel Prize.]

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1. Philosophy / D. Nature of Philosophy / 7. Despair over Philosophy
People generalise because it is easier to understand, and that is mistaken for deep philosophy
26. Natural Theory / B. Concepts of Nature / 3. Space / c. Points in space
We should regard space as made up of many tiny pieces
26. Natural Theory / D. Laws of Nature / 4. Regularities / a. Regularity theory
Physical Laws are rhythms and patterns in nature, revealed by analysis
27. Natural Reality / A. Physics / 1. Matter / l. Quantum theory
Nobody understands quantum mechanics