Spacetime Structure

Publication Year:
2014
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Repository URL:
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/11265
Author(s):
Barrett, Thomas William
preprint description
This paper makes an observation about the ``amount of structure'' that different classical and relativistic spacetimes posit. The observation substantiates a suggestion made by Earman (1989) and yields a cautionary remark concerning the scope and applicability of structural parsimony principles.