Einstein's Hole Argument

Publication Year:
2001
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Repository URL:
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/4831
Author(s):
Macdonald, Alan
preprint description
In general relativity, a spacetime and a gravitational field form an indivisible unit: no field, no spacetime. This is a lesson of Einstein's hole argument. We use a simple transformation in a Schwartzschild pacetime to illustrate this.