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Hans Halvorson
Princeton University
Noel Swanson
University of Delaware
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Jill North argues that Hamiltonian mechanics provides the most spare -- and hence most accurate -- account of the structure of a classical world. We point out some difficulties for her argument, and raise some general points about attempts to minimize structural commitments
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