David Finkelstein

American physicist (1929-2016)

David Ritz Finkelstein (July 19, 1929 – January 24, 2016) was emeritus professor of physics at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His work concentrates on the relation between logic and physics, and quantum analogues of classical mathematical structures.

David Finkelstein

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  • Quantum theory was split up into dialects. Different people describe the same experiences in remarkably different languages. This is confusing even to physicists.
    • in Physical Process and Physical Law, in an edition by Timothy E. Eastman, Hank Keeton (2004). Physics and Whitehead: quantum, process, and experience. SUNY Press. p. 181. ISBN 0791459136. 

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