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Metaphysics in Contemporary Physics (Hardcover)

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New studies in the metaphysics of physics range from the philosophical consideration of the foundations of contemporary physics to a scientifically informed analysis of traditional metaphysical concerns. Among the topics are an empirically fundamentalist approach to ontology, quantum structure and space-time, particles in a quantum ontology of properties, essentialism and modern physics, symmetry and qualitativity, relational time, physicalism and the part-whole relation, the metaphysics of laws: dispositionalism versus primitivism, classical and quantum sources of randomness, and renormalization for philosophers. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 485
Genre: Philosophy
Sub-Genre: Physics
Series Title: Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Language: English
Street Date: December 4, 2015
TCIN: 50668351
UPC: 9789004309630
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-1299
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