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Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle & Kant Philosophy: Why Hawking Thinks Philosophy Is Dead

Hossien Hossieni, Jabar Fatah, Said Kaki, Arman Khalil


In this study, we explain why Hawking thinks in his book (The Grand Design) that philosophy is dead. For this purpose, in the second and third sections we first introduce in brief quantum mechanics, Heisenberg uncertainty, Bohr Complementary and path integral approach to quantum mechanics and explain Young Experiment as heart of quantum mechanics and why no one can predicate future a microscopic system definitely. In fourth section, we explain Kant philosophy about causality and Kant understanding for phenomena and things itself. We discuss towards the end of this work the Copenhagen interpretation, philosophy and Kantian concepts which cannot be used to interpret reality of phenomena on atomic level and quantum mechanics. We then introduce the alternative of philosophy in modern physics, i.e., mathematics.

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ISSN: 2153-8212