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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Physics

Locality, Fields, Energy, and Mass

by Marc Lange

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


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Number of Pages344
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ISBN 100631225013
ISBN 109780631225010

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This book combines physics, history, and philosophy in a radical new approach to introducing the philosophy of physics. Accessible to readers with little background in physics or philosophy, this book allows the reader to wrestle with the metaphysical and conceptual problems that drove innovation in physics, from nineteenth-century electromagnetic field theory through relativity and quantum mechanics/5(4).

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Physics Edited by Robert Batterman Contributors Guido Bacciagaluppi is Reader in Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen. His field of research is the philosophy of physics, in particular the philosophy of quantum theory. He also works on the history of quantum theory and has published a book on the Solvay.

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The Evolution of Natural Philosophy into Modern Physics. Physics was not always a separate and distinct discipline. It remains connected to other sciences to this day. The word physics comes from Greek, meaning nature.

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