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Geometric possibility

Author: Gordon Belot
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relationalism seeks to ground all claims about the structure of space in facts about actual and possible configurations of matter. Gordon Belot elucidates the prospects for this view of the nature of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Belot
ISBN: 9780199595327 0199595321
OCLC Number: 794968652
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Lakatos Prize 2014.
Description: x, 219 s. ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface ; Introduction ; 1. Possible Structures of Space ; 2. Spatial Structure for Relationalists ; 3. Best-System Approaches ; 4. Primitivism Approaches ; 5. Necessitarian Approaches ; Conclusion ; Appendices ; References
Responsibility: Gordon Belot

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It offers a well-motivated contribution to a philosophical debate of great historical significance. * Karim Thebault, Philosophy in Review * Belot explores a central metaphysical question concerning Read more...

 
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