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Deep Metaphysics of Space

Author: Edward Slowik
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] Springer, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English

This volume explores the inadequacies of the two standard conceptions of space or spacetime, substantivalism and relationism, and in the process, proposes a new historical interpretation of these  Read more...


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Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Slowik
ISBN: 9783319448671 3319448676
OCLC Number: 966215926
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Contents: Introduction.- Part I. Substantivalism and Relationism versus Newton and Leibniz.- A (Contrarian's) Reappraisal of the History and Current State of the Ontology Debate in the Philosophy of Space.- Newton's Neoplatonic Ontology of Space: Substantivalism or Third-Way?.- Leibniz' Ontology of Space: Whither Relationism?.- Motion, Matter, Monads, and their "Forced" Relationship.- Part II. Third-Way Spatial Ontologies: Past and Present.- From Property to Structure: Exploring Contemporary Third-Way Conceptions of the Ontology of Space.- Newton's Immobility Arguments and the Holism of Spatial Ontology.- The `Space' at the Intersection of Physics, Metaphysics, and Mathematics.- The Multiple Paths towards an Epistemic Structural Realist Spatial Ontology.- Part III. The Deep Metaphysics of Space from the Seventeenth Century to Quantum Gravity.- A New Taxonomy Beyond Substantivalism and Relationism I: Early Modern Spatial Ontologies.- A New Taxonomy Beyond Substantivalism and Relationism II: Some Philosophical Prehistory of Quantum Gravity.- Epilogue: The Post-Seventeenth Century Evolution of the Standard Dichotomy.- References.
Responsibility: Slowik, Edward.


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