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Space, time, and stuff

Author: Frank Arntzenius; Cian Dorr
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. in paperbackView all editions and formats
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Frank Arntzenius presents a series of radical ideas about the structure of space and time, and establishes a new metaphysical position which holds that the fundamental structure of the physical world  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Arntzenius; Cian Dorr
ISBN: 9780198705918 0198705913 9780199696604 0199696608
OCLC Number: 895547090
Description: VII, 288 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: Preface ; Introduction ; 1. It's just one damn thing after another ; 2. There goes the neighborhood ... ; 3. The world according to quantum mechanics ; 4. Pointlessness ; 5. Do space and time exist? ; 6. Gauge theories and fibre bundle spaces ; 7. Directions, hands, and charges ; 8. Calculus as geometry ; Bibliography ; Index
Other Titles: Space, time, et stuff
Responsibility: Frank Arntzenius with a contribution by Cian Dorr.

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Despite its challenging subject matter, much of this book flows like an edited transcript of lectures. * Richard Healey, Metascience *

 
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