Title

On component forces in physics : a pragmatic view

Document Type

Book chapter

Source Publication

Philosophy of science in practice : Nancy Cartwright and the nature of scientific reasoning

Publication Date

2016

First Page

111

Last Page

126

Publisher

Springer International Publishing

Abstract

Do component forces exist? I argue that the answer lies in the affirmative, on historical and operational grounds.

DOI

10.1007/978-3-319-45532-7_7

Publisher Statement

Copyright © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017. Access to external full text or publisher's version may require subscription.

Additional Information

ISBN of the source publication: 9783319455303

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Recommended Citation

Rowbottom, D. P. (2016). On component forces in physics: A pragmatic view. In H.-K. Chao & J. Reiss (Eds.), Philosophy of science in practice: Nancy Cartwright and the nature of scientific reasoning (pp. 111-126). Cham: Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-45532-7_7