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Wednesday
July 9, 2008
Objectivism
Philosophical Roots of Quantum Theory and the Problem of Nonradiation
by Brett Holverstott
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A historical narrative of the origin of quantum theory is offered. It is shown that quantum theory was motivated by a philosophic position which rejected the role of unobserved natural processes in physical theory. As such, quantum mechanics should not be interpreted (as is often done) in terms of underlying physics, but as a computational tool for predicting observable quantities. Further, in the eighty years since its inception, the original problem of nonradiation of the bound electron has been solved, classically, as given by Mills (Mills, 2001). The implications are discussed. (Read more...)
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Friday
October 19, 2007
Humor
Canada Yields Rights to Northwest Passage
by Brett Holverstott
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Results of a recent world summit on the ownership of the Northwest Passage. (Read more...)
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Friday
June 27, 2003
Arts
Basic Concepts in Painting and Sculpture Part 1
by Brett Holverstott
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Composition Spatial Depth Sweeping Forms (Read more...)
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Wednesday
April 9, 2003
Praxes
Thinking Outside of the Euclidean Box
by Brett Holverstott
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"Let no one come to our school, who has not first learned the Elements." (Read more...)
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Tuesday
July 16, 2002
Humor
The Semi and the Butcher (humor)
by Brett Holverstott
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Ayn Rand answers the question which as plagued philosophers and the general public for centuries: "Why did the chicken cross the road?" (Read more...)
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Friday
May 17, 2002
News
Another Call to Arms
by Brett Holverstott
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The Foundation's long-term goal is to place Enlightenment Art in the world's most important art institutions. (Read more...)
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