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Petkov, Vesselin

Space, Time, and Spacetime

Petkov, Vesselin - Space, Time, and Spacetime, ebook

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Table of contents

1. The Minkowskian Background of Whitehead’s Theory of Gravitation
Ronny Desmet

2. The Experimental Verdict on Spacetime from Gravity Probe B
James Overduin

3. Rigidity and the Ruler Hypothesis
Stephen N. Lyle

4. Minkowski Space and Quantum Mechanics
Paul O’Hara

5. Relativity and Quantum Field Theory
Jonathan Bain

6. Ether, the Theory of Relativity and Quantum Physics
Eduardo V. Flores

7. Minkowski’s Proper Time and the Status of the Clock Hypothesis
Richard T. W. Arthur

8. Why Spacetime Is Not a Hidden Cause: A Realist Story
Graham Nerlich

9. Structural Explanations in Minkowski Spacetime: Which Account of Models?
Mauro Dorato, Laura Felline

10. Relativity of Simultaneity and Eternalism: In Defense of the Block Universe
Daniel Peterson, Michael Silberstein

11. Minkowski Space-Time and Thermodynamics
Friedel Weinert

12. No Presentism in Quantum Gravity
Christian Wüthrich

13. Space-Time, Phenomenology, and the Picture Theory of Language
Hans Herlof Grelland

14. The Fate of Mathematical Place: Objectivity and the Theory of Lived-Space from Husserl to Casey
Edward Slowik

Keywords: Physics, Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Fundamental Theories of Physics
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642135385

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