On Fri, 22 Jun 2001 17:35:06 -0400, you wrote:
Newton's descriptions are one set of descriptions of the world which
are now seen as being a subset or speical case (subject to the Lorentz
transformations) of the special and general theories of relativity.
The relationships of the various sets of descriptions, including those
not yet formulated, are set out in Physics and Philosophy by
There is no overturning but a succession of paradigms which must each
be taken as a whole:
"When a part so ptee does duty for the holos we soon grow to use of an
allforabit." FW p19
One paradigm's science is another paradigm's poetry / mythology.
>Although, one thing I have learned about physics is that any discovery can
>be overturned in the future. Even Newton's law was found to be incorrect
>(between heavenly bodies, it still applies on Earth).
>University of Chicago
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