Curie´s Principle and Indeterminism

José Luis Rolleri

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Curiés principle expresses an invariant connectiobn between symmetry of causes and symmetry of effects in deterministic systems. Here a probabilistic version of such principle is proposed and proved for indeterministic systems. In contrast with Curie´s principle, our probabilistic version involves the invariance of the probabilities that laws assign to physically possible final states of random processes under symmetry transformations, although with exceptions when a phenomenon breaks the symmetry in question.

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Filosofía moderna

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5944/endoxa.46.2020.23677

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ISSN (versión electrónica): 2174-5676
ISSN (versión impresa): 1133-5351




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