Das schönste Glück des denkenden
Menschen ist, das Erforschliche erforscht zu haben
und das Unerforschliche zu verehren. J. W. von Goethe
It is not a question of annihilating
science, but of controlling it.
Science is totally dependent upon philosophical
opinions for all of its
goals and methods,
though it easily forgets this. F. Nietzsche
A quantum approach to thermodynamics contains both the foundation of a very successful theory of modern physics on basis of a real microscopic theory and the chance of investigating thermodynamic properties on the microscopic scale.