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Top : Society : Philosophy : Philosophy of Science : Physics (78 web sites)
Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics
Metaphysics
Mind-Body, Consciousness, Quantum Computing  
Physics in Popular Culture
Quantum Reality and Locality
Seeds and Escapes
Time and Timelessness
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A New Kind of Science by Stephen Wolfram
Science from the point of view of complex systems: from the origins of apparent randomness in physical systems, to the development of complexity in biology.
http://www.wolframscience.com/nksonline/

A Simple Theory of Consciousness
Essay on evolution and consciousness by Piero Scaruffi.
http://www.scaruffi.com/science/sweden.html

Chronon Critical Points
Scientific applets, articles and book critically examine claims made in popular books
http://www.chronon.org/

Experiment in Physics
On the uses, value, and epistomelogy of experiment. By Allan Franklin, University of Colorado.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/physics-experiment/

Identity and Individuality in Quantum Theory
Assesses the metaphysical implications of quantum theory by considering the impact of the theory on our understanding of objects as individuals with well defined identity conditions. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by Steven French.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/qt-idind/

Interdisciplinary Discussion With Philosophical Implications
Questions at the interface between physics, biology and philosophy.
http://www.interdisciplinary-discussion.com/

PhilSci Archive - Subject: Physics
Collection of papers on causality, free will etc
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/view/subjects/physics.html

Philosophy and Foundations
A collection of links, from Norman Redington at MIT.
http://web.mit.edu/afs/athena.mit.edu/user/r/e/redingtn/www/netadv/founds.html

Quantum Quackery
Skeptical overview of proposed links between quantum mechanics and consciousness.
http://www.csicop.org/si/show/quantum_quackery/

Review of "The Emperor's New Mind", by Roger Penrose
His exploration is so much more serious philosophically than almost anything that has been done since Einstein and Schrodinger
http://www.friesian.com/penrose.htm

Science and Philosophy
Comprises a high school course that offers source writings for study of the relationship between philosophical and scientific discoveries and personal world-views.
http://sciphilos.info/

Science, Pseudoscience and Society
Papers by Feynman on paranormal 'sciences', Sokal Affair (use of pseudo-physics in social sciences), critique of Kuhn. Also a collection of links.
http://www.softpanorama.org/Skeptics/index.shtml

Space and Time: Inertial Frames
On the frames of reference relative to which motion and rest are measured; by Robert DiSalle.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/spacetime-iframes/

The Bactra Reviews
A set of book and article reviews, not limited to physics.
http://cscs.umich.edu/~crshalizi/reviews/

The Mind of God
A review of Paul Davies' exposition of foundational philosophical issues.
http://dannyreviews.com/h/The_Mind_of_God.html

Varieties of Explanatory Autonomy
Transcript of a talk by Lawrence Sklar discussing areas of physics not directly explicable by fundamental dynamic principles alone.
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/2823/1/Varieties_of_Explanatory_Autonomy.pdf

Wikipedia - EPR Paradox
Measurement performed on one part of a quantum system can have an instantaneous effect on the result of a measurement performed on another part. Entaglment.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EPR_paradox