The Problem of Interpretation of Modern Physics

Foundations of Physics 41 (11):1667-1676 (2011)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

Since the advent of Modern Physics in 1905, we observe an increasing activity of “interpreting” the new theories. We mention here the theories of Special Relativity, General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics. However, similar activities for the theories of Classical Physics were not known. We ask for the reasons for the different ways to treat classical physics and modern physics. The answer, that we provide here is very surprising: the different treatments are based on a fundamental misunderstanding of the theories of classical physics

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 74,389

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Theoretical Physics: A Primer for Philosophers of Science.Francisco Antonio Doria - 2009 - Principia: An International Journal of Epistemology 13 (2):195-232.
Philosophy of Physics.Jeremy Butterfield & John Earman (eds.) - 2006 - Amsterdam and Boston: Elsevier.
Why Did the New Physics Force Out the Old?Rinat M. Nugayev - 1996 - International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 10 (2):127 – 140.
“Ist Die Quantenphysik Vollständig?”.Holm Tetens - 1986 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 17 (1):96-118.

Analytics

Added to PP
2013-11-22

Downloads
47 (#246,642)

6 months
1 (#415,900)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?