David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Manuscrito 33 (1):269-283 (2010)
In this paper, we examine the concept of “particle” as it appears in quantum field theories , focusing on a puzzling situation regarding this concept. Although quantum `particles' arise from fields, which form the basic ontology of QFT, and thus a certain concept of `particle' is always available, the properties ascribed to such `particles' are not completely in agreement with the mathematical and logical description of such fields, which should be taken as individuals
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