Space-time relationism in Newtonian and relativistic physics

International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 15 (1):5 – 17 (2000)
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I argue that there is natural relationist interpretation of Newtonian and relativistic non-quantum physics. Although relationist, this interpretation does not fall prey to the traditional objections based on the existence of inertial effects.

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