The principle of sufficient reason

Journal of Philosophy 98 (2):55-74 (2001)
The paper is about the physical theories which result when one identifies points in phase space related by symmetries; with applications to problems concerning gauge freedom and the structure of spacetime in classical mechanics
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Gordon Belot (2012). Quantum States for Primitive Ontologists: A Case Study. European Journal for Philosophy of Science 2 (1):67-83.
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