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Bibliography

Bell, J. S. Speakable and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics: Collected Papers on Quantum Philosophy. 2nd ed. Cambridge, U.K., and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993. On hidden variables, the measurement problem, and so on.

Cassidy, David C. Uncertainty: The Life and Science of Werner Heisenberg. New York: W. H. Freeman, 1991.

Cushing, James T. Quantum Mechanics: Historical Contingency and the Copenhagen Hegemony. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994.

Feynman, Richard P., Robert P. Leighton, and Matthew Sands. The Feynman Lectures on Physics. Vol. 3. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley, 1965.

Fine, Arthur. The Shaky Game: Einstein, Realism, and the Quantum Theory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986.

Heilbron, J. L. The Dilemmas of an Upright Man, Max Planck as Spokesman for German Science. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986.

Jammer, Max. The Conceptual Development of Quantum Mechanics. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1966.

Kragh, Helge. Dirac: A Scientific Biography. Cambridge, U.K., and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

——. Quantum Generations, A History of Physics in the Twentieth Century, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999.

Kuhn, Thomas S. Black-Body Theory and the Quantum Discontinuity, 1894–1912. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978. Reprint. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, with a new afterword. Kuhn's view that Planck did not introduce a quantum discontinuity until 1911 is controversial.

Mehra, Jagdish, and Helmut Rechenberg. The Historical Development of Quantum Theory. 6 vols. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1982–2001. The most complete history available.

Moore, Walter. Schrödinger: Life and Thought. Cambridge, U.K., and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

Nobel Lectures in Physics. Vol. 2: 1922–1941. New York: Elsevier, 1965.

Pais, Abraham. Niels Bohr's Times: In Physics, Philosophy, and Polity. Oxford: Clarendon 1991.

——. "Subtle Is the Lord—": The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein, Oxford, U.K., and New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Schweber, Silvan S. QED and the Men Who Made It: Dyson, Feynman, Schwinger, and Tomonaga. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1994.

van der Waerden, B. L., ed. Sources of Quantum Mechanics. Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing, 1967. Reprint. New York: Dover Publications, 1968.

Wheaton, Bruce R. The Tiger and the Shark: Empirical Roots of Wave-Particle Dualism. Cambridge, U.K., and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1983.

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