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A Field Guide to Recent Work on the Foundations of Statistical Mechanics.

Frigg, Roman (2008) A Field Guide to Recent Work on the Foundations of Statistical Mechanics. [Preprint]

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This is an extensive review of recent work on the foundations of statistical mechanics.


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Frigg, Roman
Keywords: Statistical mechanics, Boltzmann, Gibbs, probability, typicality, microcanonical distribution, thermodynamics, second law, recurrence, reversibility, Loschmidt, Zermelo, time reversal, ergodicity, mixing, coarse graining, past hypothesis, reductionism, ensemble, phase average, thermodynamic limit, Khinchin, Interventionism, entropy, Shannon, Jaynes, Albert, Goldstein, Lebowitz.
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Probability/Statistics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Classical Physics
General Issues > Reductionism/Holism
Specific Sciences > Physics > Statistical Mechanics/Thermodynamics
Depositing User: Roman Frigg
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2008
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:16
Item ID: 3964
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3964

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