Veiled Reality

  • Bernard d’Espagnat


In their beds at night, children ask for details about a fairy tale. How big was the pumpkin? What color were Puss-in-Boots‘ boots? In the same way, our reason questions our positive understanding. Now then, all this physics! Does it really disclose nothing but rules and recipes?


Wave Function Seventeenth Century Physical Realism Contemporary Physic Supplementary Variable 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard d’Espagnat
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  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique Theorique et Particules Elementaires, Centre d’OrsayUniversite Paris XIOrsay CedexFrance

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