Explaining Phenomenology to Physicists

  • Robert P. CreaseEmail author
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 429)


This essay attempts to outline how one might present phenomenology of physics in a way that might engage reductive scientific accounts. The basic strategy is to point out that quantum mechanics in particular forces recognition of the scientific workshop frame as not a given for scientific activity, but the product of a certain way of being as well as a certain method of framing – and recognition that the appearing of objects in that frame depends on how such framing is carried out.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Stony Brook UniversityStony BrookUSA

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