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  1. Tobias Fox (2009). Why Quarks Are Unobservable. Philosophia Scientiae 13 (2):167-189.
    This essay deals with the question whether quarks—the basic components of matter and one of the youngest confirmed particles in high energy physics—can be observed directly or indirectly. First, I shall discuss earlier definitions of “observation” in physics suggested by Grover Maxwell, Bas van Fraassen, and Dudely Shapere. Then, I shall compare their results with a new consideration of the idea of “observation” in physics and the distinction between direct and indirect observation.One of the ways that quarks appear in experimental (...)
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  2. Dirk Evers & Tobias Fox (2008). Gott und mogliche Welten, Studien zur Logik theologischer Aussagen uber das Mogliche. Philosophisches Jahrbuch 115 (2):455.
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  3. Tobias Fox (2008). Haunted by the Spectre of Virtual Particles: A Philosophical Reconsideration. [REVIEW] Journal for General Philosophy of Science 39 (1):35 - 51.
    A virtual particle is an elementary particle in a quantum field theory that serves to symbolise the interaction of its counterparts, the so called real particles. In the last 20 years, philosophers of physics have put forth several arguments for and against an interpretation of virtual particles as being like ordinary objects in space and time. In this article, I will attempt to systematise the major arguments and argue that no pro-argument is ultimately satisfactory, and that only one contra-argument—that of (...)
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  4. Tobias Fox (2007). Scheibe, Erhard: Die Philosophie der Physiker. [REVIEW] Journal for General Philosophy of Science 38 (1):201-204.
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  5. Tobias Fox (2005). Atomkonzeptionen in den Quantenfeldtheorien-ein Beitrag zur Realismusdebatte. In Günter Abel (ed.), Kreativität. Universitätsverlag der Tu Berlin. 457--465.
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