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Scientific Realism in Particle Physics : a Causal Approach.

Author: Matthias Egg
Publisher: Berlin : De Gruyter, 2014.
Series: Deutsche Hochschulschriften., Epistemische Studien.
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Does particle physics really describe the basic constituents of the material world or is it just a useful tool for deriving empirical predictions? This book proposes a novel answer to that question, emphasizing the importance of causal reasoning for the justification of scientific claims. It thereby responds to general worries about scientific realism as well as to more specific challenges stemming from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthias Egg
ISBN: 9783110354409 3110354403
OCLC Number: 890071036
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages).
Contents: Part I. The recent debate on scientific realism --
Part II. Causal realism --
Part III. The quantum challenge.
Series Title: Deutsche Hochschulschriften., Epistemische Studien.
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The series is devoted to English- and German-language studies in the fields of epistemology and the philosophy of science, carried out in an analytical style and dealing with current debates.  Read more...

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