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Part of the Nijhoff International Philosophy Series book series (NIPS, volume 53)

Abstract

Modern physics is unthinkable without mathematics. Its conceptual apparatus is permeated by numbers. In ancient and medieval times it was a problem whether mathematics could be useful in fundamental physics. Today we face the opposite problem. Are there any interesting non-mathematical concepts in physics?

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Thought Experiment Rigid Motion Realist View Spatial Part Reflective Mapping 
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