The Simple Failure of Curie’s Principle

Philosophy of Science 80 (4):579-592 (2013)

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I point out a simple sense in which the standard formulation of Curie’s principle is false when the symmetry transformation it describes is time reversal.
Keywords symmetry  time reversal  quantum mechanics
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