## Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi.", Volume 72N. Zanichelli, 1979 - Nuclear physics |

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The Importance of Being ( a )

Laboratoire de Physique Théorique , Université Paris VII - Paris , France 1 . – The

changing

the ...

The Importance of Being ( a )

**Constant**( “ ) . J . - M . LÉVY - LEBLOND ( * * )Laboratoire de Physique Théorique , Université Paris VII - Paris , France 1 . – The

changing

**constants**of physics . Physical**constants**are among the commonest ofthe ...

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masses and electromagnetic moments of the nucleons will be eliminated in

favour of coupling

else . A similar situation would prevail , although for different reasons , if a «

masses and electromagnetic moments of the nucleons will be eliminated in

favour of coupling

**constants**and quark masses , elementary lengths or whateverelse . A similar situation would prevail , although for different reasons , if a «

**constant**...Page 245

Let us conclude , then , that universal

transcending not only of pairs of concepts , but of whole conceptual arrays . In

this sense , a universal

concept ...

Let us conclude , then , that universal

**constants**express the syntheticaltranscending not only of pairs of concepts , but of whole conceptual arrays . In

this sense , a universal

**constant**is a « theory synthesizer » , more than a mere «concept ...

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### Contents

Gradual infiltration of probabilitys laws into physical sciences | 1 |

Statistical fluctuations | 10 |

Introduction | 21 |

Copyright | |

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