Three principles for canonical quantum gravity

Publication Year:
2012
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http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/10016
Author(s):
Gambini, Rodolfo; Pullin, Jorge
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We outline three principles that should guide us in the construction of a theory of canonical quantum gravity: 1) diffeomorphism invariance, 2) implementing the proper dynamics and related constraint algebra, 3) local Lorentz invariance. We illustrate each of them with its role in model calculations in loop quantum gravity.