Prigogine: Unstable Systems

„Traditionally, quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics have utilized Hilbert space. To obtain our new formulation, which is valid for unstable systems and the thermodynamic limit, we have to move from Hilbert space to more general functional spaces.“ (p. 46) #Prigogine #Hilbert #system #space

Prigogine, Ilya, The End of Certainty. Time, Chaos, and the New Laws of Nature. New York, London: Free Press 1997.