Forming Concepts in Physics
This advanced book is an account of the astonishing revolutions in physics during the first half of the twentieth century.
The author gives careful attention to the process of thought and imagination that gives rise to physical concepts. The new role of probability theory and its various interpretations are treated with unusual care.
This book is for those readers, trained in science, who are interested in the philosophical foundations of phenomenological science.
About the Author
Georg Unger was the head of the Department of Mathematics and Astronomy at the Goetheanum Dornach. Born in Stuttgart, Germany, he was a pupil of the first Waldorf School. His publications range from the epistemological foundations of mathematics and physics to symptomatic discussions of developments in the field of science.