PhilSci Archive

The Renormalization Group and the Formulation of Scientific Realism

Fraser, James D. (2017) The Renormalization Group and the Formulation of Scientific Realism. [Preprint]

[img]
Preview
Text
rgrealism_preprint.pdf

Download (868kB) | Preview

Abstract

Providing a precise statement of their position has long been a central challenge facing the scientific realist. This paper draws some morals about how realism ought to be formulated from the renormalization group framework in high energy physics.


Export/Citation: EndNote | BibTeX | Dublin Core | ASCII/Text Citation (Chicago) | HTML Citation | OpenURL
Social Networking:
Share |

Item Type: Preprint
Creators:
CreatorsEmailORCID
Fraser, James D.
Keywords: Scientific Realism, Renormalization Group, Quantum Field Theory
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
General Issues > Realism/Anti-realism
Depositing User: Mr James Fraser
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2017 00:05
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 00:05
Item ID: 14049
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
General Issues > Realism/Anti-realism
Date: October 2017
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/14049

Monthly Views for the past 3 years

Monthly Downloads for the past 3 years

Plum Analytics

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item