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Scientific Realism in Particle Physics: A Causal Approach Matthias Egg

Scientific Realism in Particle Physics: A Causal Approach

Matthias Egg

Published July 25th 2014
ISBN : 9783110354416
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190 pages
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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 forMoreDoes 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 interpretation of quantum physics.