History and Philosophy of Science and Technology - EOLSS (2012)

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Mario Bacelar Valente
Pablo de Olavide University
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Philosophy of Physics has emerged recently as a scholarly important subfield of philosophy of science. However outside the small community of experts it is not a well-known field. It is not clear even to experts the exact nature of the field: how much philosophical is it? What is its relation to physics? In this work it is presented an overview of philosophy of physics that tries to answer these and other questions.
Keywords Philosophy of Physics  Philosophy of Science  Physics Education  History of Physics
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