Series: Fundamental theories of physics

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Gravitation and Cosmology: From the Hubble Radius to the Planck Scale by Richard L. Amoroso
New Foundations for Classical Mechanics (Fundamental Theories of Physics) by David Hestenes
Black Hole Physics: Basic Concepts and New Developments by V. Frolov96
Causality and Locality in Modern Physics by G Hunter97
Angular Momentum Techniques in Quantum Mechanics by V. Devanathan108
Current Research in Operational Quantum Logic: Algebras, Categories, Languages by Bob Coecke111
Quantum Mechanics, Mathematics, Cognition and Action: Proposals for a Formalized Epistemology (Fundamental Theories of Physics) by Mioara Mugur-Schächter129
Challenges to The Second Law of Thermodynamics: Theory and Experiment (Fundamental Theories of Physics) by Vladislav Cápek146
The Universe of Fluctuations: The Architecture of Spacetime and the Universe by B. G. Sidharth147
A Century of Ideas : Perspectives from Leading Scientists of the 20th Century by B. G. Sidharth149

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