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Space, time and geometry.

Author: Patrick Suppes
Publisher: Dordrecht, Boston, Reidel, [1973]
Series: Synthese library.
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Suppes, Patrick, 1922-
Space, time and geometry.
Dordrecht, Boston, Reidel, [1973]
(OCoLC)625494679
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Suppes
ISBN: 9027703868 9789027703866 9027704422 9789027704429
OCLC Number: 866126
Description: xi, 424 pages 23 cm.
Contents: I / Causality and Time.- Causal Models and Space-Time Geometries.- Temporally Symmetric Causal Relations in Minkowski Space-Time.- Notes on the Causal Theory of Time.- Earman on the Causal Theory of Time.- Kant's Formulation of the Laws of Motion.- On Travelling Backward in Time.- The Flow of Time.- II / Geometry of Space and Time.- Poincare's Philosophy of Space.- On the Structure of Space-Time.- Topology, Cosmology and Convention.- Grunbaum on the Conventionality of Geometry.- Reflections on a Relational Theory of Space.- The Ontology of the Curvature of Empty Space in the Geometrodynamics of Clifford and Wheeler.- Relativity Principles, Absolute Objects and Symmetry Groups.- Nondirected Light Signals and the Structure of Time.- Coordinate-Free Relativity.- Some Open Problems in the Philosophy of Space and Time.- The Naive Conception of the Topology of the Surface of a Body.
Series Title: Synthese library.
Responsibility: Edited by Patrick Suppes.
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