The Constants of Nature: A Realist Account

The Constants of Nature: A Realist Account

by Peter Johnson
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840141023
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
11/01/1997
Series:
Avebury Series in Philosophy
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
8.62(w) x 6.02(h) x 0.71(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Johnson is the critically acclaimed author of several collections of poetry, short stories, and novels, including Miracles & Mortifications, winner of the James Laughlin Award, Eduardo & “I,” Pretty Happy!, Love Poems for the Millennium, Rants and Raves: Selected and New Prose Poems, I’m a Man, and two young adult novels: Loserville and What Happened, a Paterson Prize winner that ALA Booklist called the “most gorgeously written YA of 2007.” Johnson is the recipient of two creat

Table of Contents

Figures and tables
Preface
Acknowledgements
1Introduction and overview1
2Constants and measurement8
3The taxonomy of constants42
4Constants, conventionality and dimensions75
5Constants and reality120
6Constants and underdetermination166
7Constants and NOA197
Bibliography206

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