Probabilities, Causes and Propensities in Physics: 347 by Mauricio Suárez

By Mauricio Suárez

This quantity defends a unique method of the philosophy of physics: it's the first e-book dedicated to a comparative examine of likelihood, causality, and propensity, and their quite a few interrelations, in the context of up to date physics -- relatively quantum and statistical physics. The philosophical debates and differences are firmly grounded upon examples from genuine physics, therefore exemplifying a robustly empiricist process. The essays, through either favourite students within the box and promising younger researchers, represent a pioneer attempt in bringing out the connections among probabilistic, causal and dispositional points of the quantum domain.

The e-book will attract experts in philosophy and foundations of physics, philosophy of technological know-how ordinarily, metaphysics, ontology of physics theories, and philosophy of probability.

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