On the Uniqueness or Multiplicity of Physical Theories: A Note on the Margin of the “Sokal Affair”

  • Claudio Pellegrini


In the light of the Sokal Hoax affair we reconsider the issues of the cultural meaning of science, and of the effect of culture, philosophy and religion on scientists and scientific theories. Following a comment to the Sokal affair by Steven Weinberg, we consider also the related questions of the objective validity and of the uniqueness or multiplicity of physical theories.


Quantum Mechanic Physical Theory Cultural Meaning Xvii Century Logical Path 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudio Pellegrini
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUCLAUSA

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