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Renormalization and the Formulation of Scientific Realism

Fraser, James D. (2017) Renormalization and the Formulation of Scientific Realism. [Preprint]

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Abstract

Providing a precise statement of their position has long been a central challenge facing the scientific realist. This paper draws some morals about how realism ought to be formulated from the renormalization group framework in high energy physics.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Fraser, James D.
Keywords: Scientific Realism, Renormalization Group, Quantum Field Theory
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
General Issues > Realism/Anti-realism
Depositing User: Mr James Fraser
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2017 15:28
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2017 15:28
Item ID: 14155
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
General Issues > Realism/Anti-realism
Date: October 2017
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/14155

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