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Philosophy of Science: Philosophy of Physics

The purposes of this guide are to: 1) assist with research on a particular subject and 2) to help identify possible research subjects for essays, reports, dissertations, etc.

Monographs - examples from the Library's collections


This is by far the most prolific subfield in the philosophy of science, and important works are scattered in books and journals of general philosophy and general philosophy of science.

Journal Articles

The web pages of several journals on the philosophy of physicis often offer free summaries of their articles and the means to efficiently search through them according to topic, authors, and other categories. Here are two of the most important titles in English that offer this service:



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