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Foundations of space-time theories, edited by John Earman, Clark Glymour, and John Stachel for the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science. --

Label
Foundations of space-time theories
Title
Foundations of space-time theories
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Earman, Clark Glymour, and John Stachel for the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science. --
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MWU
Dewey number
  • 501 s
  • 530.1/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • Q175
  • QC173.59.S65
LC item number
.M64 vol. 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-
  • 1974
  • 1974
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Earman, John
  • Glymour, Clark N
  • Stachel, John J.
  • Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science
  • Conference on Absolute and Relational Theories of Space and Space-Time
  • Conference on the Foundations of Sapce-Time Theories
Series statement
Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science
Series volume
v. 8
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Space and time
Label
Foundations of space-time theories, edited by John Earman, Clark Glymour, and John Stachel for the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science. --
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Papers from the proceedings of the Conference on the Foundations of Space-Time Theories, held in Minneapolis, May 9-11, 1974 and the Conference on Absolute and Relational Theories of Space and Space-Time, held at Osgood Hill Conference Center of Boston University, June 3-5, 1974
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Some philosophical prehistory of general relativity / by Howard stein. -- Indistinguishable space-times and the fundamental group / by Clark Glymour. -- Observationally indistinguishable space-times / by David Malament. -- Prediction in general relativity / by Robert Geroch. -- Time in general relativity / by C.J.S. Clarke. -- Till the end of time / by John Earman. -- The causal theory of space-time / by John A. Winnie. -- Facts, conventions, and assumptions in the theory of space-time / by Lawrence Sklar. -- Geometry and observables / by Peter G. Bergmann. -- The curvature of physical space / Wesley C. Salmon. -- Absolute and relational theories of space and space-time / by Adolf Grünbaum. -- On space-time ontology / by Howard Stein. -- Simultaneity in Newtonian mechanics and special relativity / by Michael Friedman. -- On conventionality and simultaneity / Peter A. Bowman
Dimensions
24 cm. --
Extent
xviii, 459 p.
Isbn
9780816608072
Lccn
77083503 //r863
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u484416-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) ABL-2559
  • (OCoLC)3650863
Label
Foundations of space-time theories, edited by John Earman, Clark Glymour, and John Stachel for the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science. --
Publication
Note
Papers from the proceedings of the Conference on the Foundations of Space-Time Theories, held in Minneapolis, May 9-11, 1974 and the Conference on Absolute and Relational Theories of Space and Space-Time, held at Osgood Hill Conference Center of Boston University, June 3-5, 1974
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Some philosophical prehistory of general relativity / by Howard stein. -- Indistinguishable space-times and the fundamental group / by Clark Glymour. -- Observationally indistinguishable space-times / by David Malament. -- Prediction in general relativity / by Robert Geroch. -- Time in general relativity / by C.J.S. Clarke. -- Till the end of time / by John Earman. -- The causal theory of space-time / by John A. Winnie. -- Facts, conventions, and assumptions in the theory of space-time / by Lawrence Sklar. -- Geometry and observables / by Peter G. Bergmann. -- The curvature of physical space / Wesley C. Salmon. -- Absolute and relational theories of space and space-time / by Adolf Grünbaum. -- On space-time ontology / by Howard Stein. -- Simultaneity in Newtonian mechanics and special relativity / by Michael Friedman. -- On conventionality and simultaneity / Peter A. Bowman
Dimensions
24 cm. --
Extent
xviii, 459 p.
Isbn
9780816608072
Lccn
77083503 //r863
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u484416-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) ABL-2559
  • (OCoLC)3650863

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