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Classical Spacetime Structure

Weatherall, James Owen (2017) Classical Spacetime Structure. [Preprint]

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Abstract

I discuss several issues related to "classical" spacetime structure. I review Galilean, Newtonian, and Leibnizian spacetimes, and briefly describe more recent developments. The target audience is undergraduates and early graduate students in philosophy; the presentation avoids mathematical formalism as much as possible.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Weatherall, James Owenweatherj@uci.edu0000-0003-1461-7821
Additional Information: Prepared for the Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Physics, edited by Eleanor Knox and Alastair Wilson.
Keywords: classical spacetime; Galilean spacetime; Leibnizian spacetime; Newtonian spacetime; Maxwellian spacetime; Maxwell-Huygens spacetime; Newton-Huygens spacetime
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Classical Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics
Depositing User: James Owen Weatherall
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2017 13:26
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2017 13:26
Item ID: 13227
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Classical Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics
Date: 2017
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/13227

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