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    Jean-Michel Delhôtel (forthcoming). Retaining Structure: A Relativistic Perspective. Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie:1-18.
    Retention of structure across theory change has been invoked in support of a ‘structural’ alternative to more traditional entity-based scientific realism. In that context the transition from Newtonian mechanics to the Special Theory of Relativity is often regarded as a very significant instance of structural preservation, or retention, associated with correspondence-based recovery. The joint derivation, from a small set of elementary and ontologically neutral assumptions, of both the Galilei and the Lorentz transformation exemplifies the virtues of structural approaches to the (...)
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    Jean-Michel Delhôtel (2001). On Bits and Quanta. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 32 (1):143-150.
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  3. Jean-Michel Delhôtel (2001). On Bits and Quanta. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 32 (1):143-150.
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  4. Jean-Michel Delhôtel (forthcoming). Relativistic Frameworks and the Case for Incommensurability. Synthese:1-17.
    The aim of this paper is to address, from a fresh perspective, the question of whether Newtonian mechanics can legitimately be regarded as a limiting case of the special theory of relativity, or whether the two theories should be deemed so radically different as to be incommensurable in the sense of Feyerabend and Kuhn. Firstly, it is argued that focusing on the concept of mass and its transformation across the two varieties of mechanics is bound to leave the issue unsettled. (...)
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