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The nature of physical theory.

P. W. Bridgman

The nature of physical theory.

by P. W. Bridgman

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physics -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPhysical theory.
    StatementPublished on the Louis Clark Vanuxem Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC6 .B683 1936a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination138 p.
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6082075M
    LC Control Number50043518
    OCLC/WorldCa1298653

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New York, J. Wiley & Sons, inc.; London, Chapman & Hall, limited, applications of physics (to illustrate its relevance to other disciplines), and more precisely what constitutes a physical law (to illuminate the importance of experimentation to theory).

Science and the Realm of Physics Science consists of the theories and laws that are the general truths of nature as well as the body of knowledge they encompass. Quantum theory has been put to many tests and it has passed them all, but it is not the only possible theory to explain the physical world.

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