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The Simple Failure of Curie’s Principle
Bryan W. Roberts
Philosophy of Science
Vol. 80, No. 4 (October 2013), pp. 579-592
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/673212
Page Count: 14
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I point out a simple sense in which the standard formulation of Curie’s principle is false when the symmetry transformation it describes is time reversal.
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