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Doing Physics: How Physicists Take Hold of the World

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This book is a cultural phenomenology of doing physics. It describes the ways physicists actually do their work--their motives, and their ways of making sense of the world--so that outsiders can understand it. Martin H. Krieger explains that physicists employ a small number of everyday notions to get at the world experimentally and conceptually. Krieger's stories focus on ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published June 1st 1992 by Indiana University Press (first published May 1st 1992)
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probably easier to follow if you are a scientist, a practitioner, I am not. my interests are theoretical, so I like this better: The Metaphysics of Scientific Realism
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