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Does an elementary particle have a unique intrinsic state?

McCabe, Gordon (2004) Does an elementary particle have a unique intrinsic state? [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    J.M.G. Fell and other authors have asserted that an elementary particle has only one `intrinsic' state. I will argue that this claim is not consistent with the mathematical structures and objects used to represent an elementary particle in relativistic quantum theory.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Keywords: elementary particle symmetry intrinsic perdurantism endurantism
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Mathematics
    Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
    Specific Sciences > Physics > Fields and Particles
    Specific Sciences > Physics
    Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
    Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
    Depositing User: Gordon McCabe
    Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2004
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:12
    Item ID: 1999
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/1999

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