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Décrire ou expliquer

Author:

Mareau, Dominique

Category:

Research Papers

Sub-Category:

Unification Theories

Language:

French

Date Published:

August 3, 2013

Downloads:

316

Keywords:

décrire, expliquer, causalité, localité, non localité, réductionnisme, holisme, principe cosmologique

Abstract:

Ce titre pourrait s'intituler, « rapporter les effets ou démontrer ses causes ». Depuis le début du siècle dernier, toutes les lois de la physique s'expriment par la description mathématique rigoureuse de leurs effets expérimentaux. C'est un immense progrès par rapport à la situation antérieure où de vagues concepts étaient énoncés comme des dogmes. Cependant, si cette rigueur descriptive est nécessaire, elle est loin d'être suffisante pour espérer comprendre l'univers dans son ensemble. Le strict énoncé d'une loi ne dit rien sur son origine profonde. L'analyse mathématique qui démontre la loi, ne dit absolument rien sur les causes, elle n'explique pas. Cette rigueur descriptive est vue par beaucoup de chercheurs comme un aboutissement de la physique, alors que d'autres ne s'en contentent pas et pointent les énigmes fondamentales que l'univers nous cache. Cela est d'autant plus vrai que l'exploration en profondeur depuis ces dernières années, nous montre à quel point tout est lié (non localité) à toutes les échelles.

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