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Harvey Brown (philosopher)

Harvey R. Brown (born April 4, 1950, in the United Kingdom) is a philosopher of physics. He is a Reader in Philosophy at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford.

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  • On the side of physics, there were a few key figures in Oxford who realized, in all probability unlike the majority of their colleagues in the physics department, that physics without interpretation is only part of the story, and that theories like quantum mechanics need careful foundational reflection.
    • Physics and Philiosophy in Oxford: a prosperous example of interdisciplinarity, in Innovation and interdisciplinarity in the university. EDIPUCRS. 2007. p. 304. ISBN 8-574-30677-0. 
  • It is far easier to learn science first and philosophy later than the other way round!
    • Physics and Philiosophy in Oxford: a prosperous example of interdisciplinarity, in Innovation and interdisciplinarity in the university. EDIPUCRS. 2007. p. 308. ISBN 8-574-30677-0. 

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