11. Kirchhoff’s Theory of Diffraction (under construction)

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LITERATURE 

Brooker, G. (2008): 'Diffraction at a Single Ideally Conducting Slit', Journal of Modern Optics, 55(3), pp.423-445.

Lyons, T. D. (2006): ‘Scientific Realism and the Stratagema de Divide et Impera’, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 57(3), pp.537-560.

Psillos, S. (1999): Scientific Realism: How Science Tracks Truth, London: Routledge.

Saatsi, J. (2005): 'Reconsidering the Fresnel-Maxwell Case Study', Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 36(3), pp.509-538.

Saatsi, J. and Vickers, P. (2011): 'Miraculous Success? Inconsistency and Untruth in Kirchhoff's Diffraction Theory', British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 62(1), pp.29-46.

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