$11.95. This book deals with some of the current issues in the philosophy, methodology and foundations of physics. Paperback. This ebook illustrates philosophy of physics in action, and how it can help physics, by using four examples from physics to exhibit the aims and value of these philosophical approaches. I'm looking for recommendations on graduate level books concerning philosophy and physics, or preferably the philosophy of physics. Reichenbach, H., [1956], The Direction of Time, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press 2. In this book, Tim Maudlin, one of the world’s leading philosophers of physics, offers a sophisticated, original introduction to the philosophy of quantum mechanics. Finally the philosophy of physics can simply be a thoughtful examination of the fundamental principles of physics using examples (e.g. In this unique introductory book, Dean Rickles guides the reader through these and other core questions that keep philosophers of physics up at night. At the beginning of the 20th century, physicists seem to naturally assume that an absolute frame of reference existed, without actually defining one. Ehrenfest, P., and Ehrenfest, T., [1959], The Conceptual Foundations of the Statistical Approach in Mechanics, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press 3. $15.99. The second is the empirical study of the methodologies and models used in physics, including theorization, experimentation, assessment and amendment. Including quick summaries for beginners of modern philosophy books, eastern philosophy, western philosophy and more. 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