Harvey Brown (philosopher)

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Harvey R. Brown
Born 4 April 1950
Era Contemporary philosophy
Region Western Philosophy
School Analytic philosophy
Main interests Philosophy of physics

Harvey R. Brown, (born April 4, 1950 in the United Kingdom) is a philosopher of physics. He is professor of philosophy at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford, as well as a Fellow of the British Academy.

From 1978 to 1984, he was assistant professor at the University of São Paulo. In 1984 he became university lecturer in philosophy of physics at the University of Oxford, where he was promoted to reader in philosophy in 1996 and professor of philosophy of physics in 2006.[1]

Selected works[edit]

  • 1984. Albert Einstein. A simple man of vision, in Portuguese, Brasiliense, São Paulo.
  • 1988. H.R. Brown and H.R. Harré (eds.). Philosophical Foundations of Quantum Field Theory, Oxford: Clarendon Press. Reprinted in paperback, 1990.
  • 1991. S. Saunders and H.R. Brown (eds.). The Philosophy of Vacuum. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • 2003. With P Holland. 'The non-relativistic limit of the Maxwell and Dirac equations: The role of Galilean and gauge invariance', Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 34: 161-187.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Curriculum Vitae (Oxford University)

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