Philosophy of Space and Expanding Universe in G. J. Whitrow

Foundations of Science 20 (3):233-247 (2015)
One of the few authors to have explicitly connected the physical issue of the expansion of the universe with the philosophical topic of the metaphysical status of space is Gerald James Whitrow. This paper examines his view and tries to highlight its strong and weak points, thereby clarifying its obscure aspects. In general, this really interesting philosophical approach to one of the most important phenomena concerning our universe, and therefore modern cosmology, has been very rarely tackled. This unicity increases the value, from a physical, philosophical and historical point of view, of Whitrow’s attempt and calls for new research
Keywords Whitrow  Cosmology  Philosophy  Universe  Space
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DOI 10.1007/s10699-014-9363-1
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