Invariance and ontology in relativistic physics


Some philosophers say that in special relativity, four-dimensional stuff is invariant in some sense that three-dimensional stuff is not. I show that this claim is false.



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Hans Halvorson
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Relativistic objects.Yuri Balashov - 1999 - Noûs 33 (4):644-662.
The Relativistic Invariance of 4D Shapes.Claudio Calosi - 2015 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 50:1-4.

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