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On Why-Questions in Physics

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In the natural sciences, the most interesting and relevant questions are the so-called why-questions. What is a why-question? A why-question is nothing else than a question in the form “Why P?” (or “Why is P true?”) where P is an arbitrary statement.

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Székely, G. (2011). On Why-Questions in Physics. In: Máté, A., Rédei, M., Stadler, F. (eds) Der Wiener Kreis in Ungarn / The Vienna Circle in Hungary. Veröffentlichungen des Instituts Wiener Kreis, vol 16. Springer, Vienna. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-0177-3_8

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