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Between physics and philosophy

P. Frank

Between physics and philosophy

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physics, the problem of the direction of time, and the metaphysics of science. He has published in physics, law and philosophy journals. Nick Huggett is an Assistant Professer of Philosophy at the University of Illinois at Chicago, who earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Rutgers University. He hasFile Size: 2MB.   Philosophy has not kept up with modern developments in science, particularly physics. Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in .


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