Relative simultaneity in the special relativity

Philosophy of Science 44 (3):464-474 (1977)
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In this paper a method is proposed for empirically determining simultaneity at a distance within the special theory of relativity. It is argued that this method is independent of Einstein's signalling method and provides a basis for denying the conventionality of distant simultaneity.



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Jackson and Pargetter on distant simultaneity.Burke Townsend - 1980 - Philosophy of Science 47 (4):646-655.
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