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ERIC Number: EJ431829
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-6811
All in the Mind (Thought Experiments in the Development of Quantum Theory).
Adams, Stephen
School Science Review, v72 n260 p95-103 Mar 1991
Explored is the role of thought experiments in the development of physical theories. Drawing examples from quantum theory it asks how a method that generates no new empirical data can nonetheless exert an influence upon a subject defined by its empiricism. (Author/KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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