Disregarding the ‘Hole Argument’

Por • 19 dic, 2014 • Sección: Ambiente

Bryan W. Roberts

Abstract: Jim Weatherall has suggested that Einstein’s hole argument, as presented by Earman and Norton (1987), is based on a misleading use of mathematics. I argue on the contrary that Weatherall demands an implausible restriction on how mathematics is used. The hole argument, on the other hand, is in no new danger at all.

arXiv:1412.5289v1 [physics.hist-ph]

 

History and Philosophy of Physics (physics.hist-ph); General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc)

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