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Single Idea 17545

[catalogued under 7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 1. Realism]

Full Idea

It is only through quantum theory that we have learned that exact science is possible without the basis of dogmatic realism.

Gist of Idea

Quantum theory shows that exact science does not need dogmatic realism


Werner Heisenberg (Physics and Philosophy [1958], 05)

Book Reference

Heisenberg,Werner: 'Physics and Philosophy' [Penguin 1989], p.70

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Idea 17538 Quantum theory does not introduce minds into atomic events [Heisenberg]