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"This paper is NOT written in order to vindicate #QuantumLogic. Rather it is written to rebut a mistaken criticism of quantum logic. The criticism is due to Popper ([1968]) and it concerns a classical paper by #Birkhoff and #vonNeumann ([1936]).
>As is well known, this latter paper inaugurated the study of two rather different though interconnected kinds of problem, namely
(1) the philosophical problem whether quantum mechanics involves a non-classical #logic, the so-called #QuantumLogic
(2) the mathematical problem of
>characterising the basic structure of quantum mechanics, i.e. Hilbert space, by physically plausible axioms of a LATTICE THEORETICAL KIND.

As was to be expected, the philosophical problem concerning the logic of #QuantumMechanics has remained controversial, whereas
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I picked up this book at the Sophia Bookstore (مكتبة صوفية) in #Kuwait a few months ago - an excellent bookshop btw with knowledgable staff especially on #philosophy - short thread on #Foucault and #contemporary_philosophy 1/ Image
The author Zouaoui Beghoura (الزواوي بغوره) is an Algerian Professor of philosophy at Kuwait University where he has taught since 2002 and is a leading specialist on Michel #Foucault (1926-1984) having translated a number of his works 2/ ImageImageImageImage
Most of these works were published by #DaralTalia in #Beirut and this one was also first published there in 2005 3/
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