Discovery or Construction?: Astroparticle Physics and the Search for Physical Reality

Discovery or Construction?: Astroparticle Physics and the Search for Physical Reality

by Francisco Soler Gil

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631637203
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/28/2012
Series: Philosophie und Geschichte der Wissenschaften Series: Studien und Quellen , #73
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Francisco José Soler Gil studied Physics and Philosophy at the University of Granada (Spain). He is a Doctor of Philosophy from the University Bremen (Germany) and has carried out research at the University of Bremen and the Technical University of Dortmund (Germany). He is currently a research staff member «Ramón y Cajal» at the University of Seville (Spain). He has published several books and articles on Philosophy of Physics.

Table of Contents

Contents: Science Wars – Scientific Realism – Social Constructivism – Phenomena Experiments and Theoretical Models in Astroparticle Physics – The MAGIC Collaboration – Calibration – Data Analysis – The Icecube Collaboration – Dynamics of Physical Research – Worldview of Physics – Social Forces – Philosophy of Experimental Physics.

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