Space-time relationism in Newtonian and relativistic physics


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Dennis Dieks
Utrecht University
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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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The Metaphysics of Forces.Olivier Massin - 2009 - Dialectica 63 (4):555-589.
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Space and Time in Particle and Field Physics.Dennis Dieks - 2001 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 32 (2):217-241.

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