# Jean Bricmont

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Belgian physicist and essayist

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## Jean Bricmont's Degrees

- PhD Theoretical Physics Université libre de Bruxelles

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(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, Jean Bricmont is a Belgian theoretical physicist and philosopher of science. Professor at the Catholic University of Louvain , he works on renormalization group and nonlinear differential equations. Since 2004, He is a member of the Division of Sciences of the Royal Academy of Belgium.

## Jean Bricmont's Published Works

### Published Works

- Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science (1997) (265)
- Intellectual Impostures: Postmodern Philosophers' Abuse of Science (1999) (242)
- SCIENCE OF CHAOS OR CHAOS IN SCIENCE? (1995) (220)
- Renormalization Group and Asymptotics of Solutions of Nonlinear Parabolic Equations (1993) (209)
- Making Sense of Quantum Mechanics (2016) (151)
- Phase transition in the 3d random field Ising model (1988) (148)
- Random walks in asymmetric random environments (1991) (128)
- Renormalization Group and the Ginzburg-Landau equation (1992) (119)
- Universality in blow-up for nonlinear heat equations (1993) (118)
- High temperature expansions and dynamical systems (1995) (106)
- Exponential Mixing of the 2D Stochastic Navier-Stokes Dynamics (2000) (102)
- First order phase transitions in lattice and continuous systems: Extension of Pirogov-Sinai theory (1985) (95)
- Chance in physics : foundations and perspectives (2001) (91)
- Ergodicity of the 2D Navier--Stokes Equations¶with Random Forcing (2001) (89)
- Percolation in strongly correlated systems: The massless Gaussian field (1987) (80)
- Coupled Analytic-maps (1994) (80)
- The statistical mechanics of lattice gases (1996) (76)
- Phase transitions in systems with a finite number of dominant ground states (1989) (75)
- Humanitarian Imperialism: Using Human Rights to Sell War (2006) (73)
- Renormalization Group Pathologies and the Definition of Gibbs States (1998) (66)
- Statistical mechanical methods in particle structure analysis of lattice field theories (1985) (66)
- Lattice systems with a continuous symmetry (1981) (58)
- KAM Theorem and Quantum Field Theory (1999) (58)
- On the local structure of the phase separation line in the two-dimensional Ising system (1981) (53)
- Towards a Derivation of Fourier’s Law for Coupled Anharmonic Oscillators (2007) (51)
- AN ORDER PARAMETER DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN DIFFERENT PHASES OF LATTICE GAUGE THEORIES WITH MATTER FIELDS (1983) (49)
- ON THE SURFACE TENSION OF LATTICE SYSTEMS * (1980) (49)
- Stability of moving fronts in the Ginzburg-Landau equation (1994) (47)
- On the equivalence of boundary conditions (1979) (47)
- Stability of Cahn-Hilliard fronts (1999) (46)
- Statistical mechanical methods in particle structure analysis of lattice field theories: (I). General theory (1985) (46)
- Surface tension, percolation, and roughening (1982) (45)
- Renormalizing partial differential equations (1995) (44)
- Infinite-dimensional SRB measures (1995) (43)
- Bayes, Boltzmann and Bohm: Probabilities in Physics (2001) (43)
- Non-translation invariant Gibbs states with coexisting phases (1979) (42)
- The structure of Gibbs states and phase coexistence for non-symmetric continuum Widom Rowlinson models (1984) (42)
- On the uniqueness of the equilibrium state for plane rotators (1977) (41)
- Probabilistic Estimates for the Two-Dimensional Stochastic Navier–Stokes Equations (1999) (40)
- Book review: Fashionable nonsense: Postmodern intellectuals' abuse of science (1999) (35)
- Lattice systems with a continuous symmetry (1980) (32)
- The Gaussian inequality for multicomponent rotators (1977) (30)
- Percolation of the minority spins in high-dimensional Ising models (1987) (30)
- Defense of a Modest Scientific Realism (2004) (25)
- Correlation inequalities and contour estimates (1981) (25)
- 6. Language, Thought, and Reality After Chomsky (2010) (25)
- Lattice systems with a continuous symmetry (1981) (24)
- Non-translation invariant Gibbs states with coexisting phases (1979) (24)
- Periodic Gibbs states of ferromagnetic spin systems (1981) (24)
- Phase Transition in the 3 d Random Field Ising Model (24)
- Wetting in Potts and Blume-Capel models (1987) (23)
- Random Walks in Space Time Mixing Environments (2008) (22)
- Non-translation invariant Gibbs states with coexisting phases III: Analyticity properties (1979) (21)
- Fourier's law from closure equations. (2006) (19)
- Science and Sociology of Science: Beyond War and Peace (2000) (18)
- First order phase transitions and perturbation theory (1986) (17)
- Stable nongaussian diffusive profiles (1996) (17)
- Low temperature expansion for continuous-spin Ising models (1980) (17)
- Renormalization Group¶and the Melnikov Problem for PDE's (2001) (16)
- Statistical mechanical methods in particle structure analysis of lattice field theories. III. Confinement and bound states in gauge theories (1987) (16)
- A note on the Ising model in high dimensions (1989) (14)
- Random surfaces in statistical mechanics (1990) (14)
- What is all the fuss about (1997) (14)
- The hierarchical random field Ising model (1988) (13)
- Perturbation about the mean field critical point (1982) (13)
- Surface tension and phase coexistence for general lattice systems (1983) (13)
- Quantum Sense and Nonsense (2017) (12)
- Ergodicity and Mixing for Stochastic Partial Differential Equations (2002) (12)
- On the continuity of the magnetization and energy in Ising ferromagnets (1986) (11)
- Renormalizing the renormalization group pathologies (2001) (11)
- Infrared bounds and the peierls argument in two dimensions (1982) (10)
- First-order phase transitions in Potts and Ising systems (1983) (10)
- DEFECT FREE ENERGIES IN LATTICE GAUGE THEORIES WITH MATTER FIELDS (1984) (8)
- Absence of symmetry breakdown and uniqueness of the vacuum for multicomponent field theories (1978) (8)
- Intermediate Model Between Majority Voter PCA and Its Mean Field Model (2013) (8)
- Diffusion in Energy Conserving Coupled Maps (2011) (8)
- What Did Bell Really Prove (2016) (8)
- Determinism, Chaos and Quantum Mechanics (2002) (8)
- On the derivation of Fourier's law for coupled anharmonic oscillators (2006) (7)
- Rigorous renormalisation group and disordered systems (1990) (7)
- What is the meaning of the wave function (2001) (7)
- Inequalities between different classical spin models (1976) (7)
- Approach to Equilibrium for the Phonon Boltzmann Equation (2007) (7)
- Reply to Gabriel Stolzenberg (2004) (6)
- Science & religion : l’irréductible antagonisme (2000) (5)
- Innnite Dimensional Srb Measures (1995) (5)
- Schrödinger’s Paradox and Proofs of Nonlocality Using Only Perfect Correlations (2018) (5)
- Explaining Time's Arrow (2001) (4)
- EPR-Bell-Schrödinger Proof of Nonlocality Using Position and Momentum (2019) (4)
- Probabilistic Explanations and the Derivation of Macroscopic Laws (2019) (4)
- Stable Non-gaussian Diiusive Prooles (1995) (4)
- Science studies – what's wrong? (1997) (4)
- The Science Wars Continue, with Debate on ‘Fashionable Nonsense’ (1999) (4)
- 5. The Varying Aims of Linguistic Theory (2010) (3)
- History of Quantum Mechanics or the Comedy of Errors (2017) (3)
- THE DE BROGLIE-BOHM THEORY AS A RATIONAL COMPLETION OF QUANTUM MECHANICS (2018) (3)
- Making Sense of Statistical Mechanics (2022) (3)
- The responsibility of the intellectual (2005) (2)
- From EPR-Schrödinger Paradox to Nonlocality Based on Perfect Correlations (2022) (2)
- Reply to Our Critics (2001) (2)
- Postmodernism and its problems with science (1996) (2)
- Quantum Histories, Mysteries, and Measurements (2000) (2)
- Some inequalities for anisotropic rotators (1985) (2)
- Renormalizing Partial Diierential Equations (1994) (2)
- Quantum Mechanics and Our “Culture” (2016) (2)
- Sokalratic Debate Continues, Fueled by Latour and Copenhagen Interpretations (1999) (2)
- The de Broglie–Bohm Theory (2016) (2)
- Renormalization Group for Fronts and Patterns (1998) (1)
- Renormalization Group Pathologies, Gibbs states (2002) (1)
- Why there is no scientific method: And why it is not a problem (2015) (1)
- 8. Learning Organs (2010) (1)
- Looking for a quantum ontology (2011) (1)
- Quantum non-locality and relativity (1996) (1)
- 3. Science and Sociology of Science: Beyond War and Peace (2019) (1)
- [Intellectual hoaxes. Various observations on epistemology and the human sciences]. (1999) (1)
- Bertrand Russell and the Socialism That Wasn't (2017) (1)
- The Wegner approximation of the plane rotator model as a massless, free, lattice, Euclidean field (1977) (1)
- Postmodernist critics hit back (1999) (1)
- Diagnosing the Trouble with Quantum Mechanics (2018) (1)
- Clarity, charity and criticism, wit, wisdom and worldliness: Avoiding intellectual impositions (2000) (1)
- 14. Chomsky, Faurisson, and Vidal-Naquet (2010) (1)
- Thinking outside the Copenhagen boxFoundations of Quantum Mechanics: An Exploration of the Physical Meaning of Quantum Theory, Travis Norsen, Springer, 2017, $59.99 (paper) (2018) (1)
- Philosophisches Intermezzo I: Was ist Determinismus? (2018) (0)
- Some inequalities related to roughening (1982) (0)
- Freedom of Speech, Chomsky and France (2021) (0)
- 25. Reply to Our Critics (2019) (0)
- Dynamical Systems (2022) (0)
- Reply to Turnbull , Krips , Dusek and FullerFor MetascienceJean (2000) (0)
- Approach to Equilibrium (2022) (0)
- Group and Nonlinear PDE's (1993) (0)
- Chaos and determinism : Defending Laplace (1996) (0)
- “Philosophical” Intermezzo II: What Is Wrong with “Observations”? (2017) (0)
- Revisiting the History of Quantum Mechanics (2016) (0)
- Classical Mechanics (2022) (0)
- Some remarks on the surface tension (1980) (0)
- Physicists in Wonderland (2016) (0)
- Are There Any Alternative Theories (2016) (0)
- Intermediate Model Between Majority Voter PCA and Its Mean Field Model (2014) (0)
- [Jean Briemont: ''Relativism feeds the irrational trend''] (1997) (0)
- Surface Tension , Percolation , and Roughening 1 (2004) (0)
- 4. An Interview with Noam Chomsky (2010) (0)
- Review of “ Foundations of Quantum Mechanics : An Exploration of the Physical Meaning of Quantum Theory ” (2017) (0)
- Renormalization Group and Nonlinear PDE’s (1993) (0)
- Schrödinger’s Cat and Hidden Variables (2017) (0)
- The First Mystery: Interference and Superpositions (2016) (0)
- The Cultural Impact of Quantum Mechanics (2017) (0)
- How Do Physicists Deal with Interference (2017) (0)
- Conclusion: Statistical Mechanics and Reductionism (2022) (0)
- Summary of the Main Theses of This Book (2017) (0)
- Sociology and Epistemology (2001) (0)
- Renormalization Group Pathologies , Gibbs statesand disordered systems (0)
- Bergson vs. Einstein: is there really a philosopher's time? (2017) (0)
- 2. The Great Soul of Power: Said Memorial Lecture (2010) (0)
- Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics (2022) (0)
- Periodic Gibbs States of Ferromagnetic Spin (2004) (0)
- Hints and Solutions for the Exercises (2022) (0)
- Phase transitions in disordered spin systems (1989) (0)
- Renormalization Group Pathologies, Gibbs states and disordered systems (Applications of Renormalization Group Methods in Mathematical Sciences) (2002) (0)
- 7. Generative Syntax in the Brain (2010) (0)
- From EPR, Schr\"odinger paradox to nonlocality based on perfect correlation. (2020) (0)
- On the transport of equilibrium states (2019) (0)
- Striking back at sociology (1998) (0)
- Phase Transitions (2022) (0)
- 15. Chomsky and Bourdieu: A Missed Encounter (2010) (0)
- 3. Chomsky, France, Reason, Power (2010) (0)
- Diffusion in Energy Conserving Coupled Maps (2013) (0)
- Diagnosing the Trouble with Quantum Mechanics (2018) (0)
- A Revised History of Quantum Mechanics (2017) (0)
- 2 THE ESSENCE OF THE EPR ARGUMENT 2 The essence of the EPR argument (2019) (0)
- Information-Theoretic and Predictive Statistical Mechanics (2022) (0)
- Striking back at sociology - Reply (1998) (0)
- “Philosophical” Intermezzo I: What Is Determinism? (2017) (0)
- Remarks on Methodological Relativism and “Antiscience” (2001) (0)
- Erratum to: Quantum Sense and Nonsense (2018) (0)
- How to Do “The Impossible”, a Quantum Mechanics Without Observers: The de Broglie–Bohm Theory (2017) (0)
- 13. The Practice of Intellectual Self-Defense in the University (2010) (0)
- What Are the Issues Raised by Quantum Mechanics (2017) (0)
- 11. Conspiracy: When Journalists (and Their Favorites) Misrepresent the Critical Analysis of the Media (2010) (0)
- From EPR-Schr\"odinger paradoxes to proofs of non locality (2020) (0)
- Interpretations of quantum mechanics (2019) (0)
- The Second Mystery: Nonlocality (2016) (0)
- Authors' response [to David Turnbull, Henry Krips, Val Dusek and Steve Fuller] (2000) (0)
- The First Mystery: Interference (2017) (0)

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