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Slowik, Edward

The Deep Metaphysics of Space

Slowik, Edward - The Deep Metaphysics of Space, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Substantivalism and Relationism Versus Newton and Leibniz

1. A (Contrarian’s) Reappraisal of the History and Current State of the Ontology Debate in the Philosophy of Space
Edward Slowik

2. Newton’s Neoplatonic Ontology of Space: Substantivalism or Third-Way?
Edward Slowik

3. Leibniz’ Ontology of Space: Whither Relationism?
Edward Slowik

4. Motion, Matter, Monads, and Their “Forced” Relationship
Edward Slowik

Part II. Third-Way Spatial Ontologies: Past and Present

5. From Property to Structure: Exploring Contemporary Third-Way Conceptions of the Ontology of Space
Edward Slowik

6. Newton’s Immobility Arguments and the Holism of Spatial Ontology
Edward Slowik

7. The ‘Space’ at the Intersection of Physics, Metaphysics, and Mathematics
Edward Slowik

8. The Multiple Paths Towards an Epistemic Structural Realist Spatial Ontology
Edward Slowik

Part III. The Deep Metaphysics of Space from the Seventeenth Century to Quantum Gravity

9. A New Taxonomy Beyond Substantivalism and Relationism I: Early Modern Spatial Ontologies
Edward Slowik

10. A New Taxonomy Beyond Substantivalism and Relationism II: Some Philosophical Prehistory of Quantum Gravity
Edward Slowik

11. Epilogue: The Post-Seventeenth Century Evolution of the Standard Dichotomy
Edward Slowik

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics, History of Science

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
European Studies in Philosophy of Science
Page amount
24 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319448688
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-44867-1

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