Scientific Realism in Particle Physics: A Causal Approach

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Particle physics studies highly complex processes which cannot be directly observed. Scientific realism claims that we are nevertheless warranted in believing that these processes really occur and that the objects involved in them really exist. This book defends a version of scientific realism, called causal realism, in the context of particle physics. The first part of the book introduces the central theses and arguments in the recent philosophical debate on scientific realism and discusses entity realism, which is the ...

Scientific Realism in Particle Physics: A Causal Approach 2014, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783110354393

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