Cambridge University Press (2003)
|Abstract||Highlighting main issues and controversies, this book brings together current philosophical discussions of symmetry in physics to provide an introduction to the subject for physicists and philosophers. The contributors cover all the fundamental symmetries of modern physics, such as CPT and permutation symmetry, as well as discussing symmetry-breaking and general interpretational issues. Classic texts are followed by new review articles and shorter commentaries for each topic. Suitable for courses on the foundations of physics, philosophy of physics and philosophy of science, the volume is a valuable reference for students and researchers.|
|Keywords||Symmetry (Physics Physics Philosophy|
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|Call number||QC174.17.S9.S984 2003|
|ISBN(s)||0521528895 9780521821377 0521821371|
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