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Regarding the "Hole Argument"

Weatherall, James Owen (2014) Regarding the "Hole Argument". [Preprint]

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Abstract

I argue that the Hole Argument is based on a misleading use of the mathematical formalism of general relativity. If one is attentive to mathematical practice, I will argue, the Hole Argument is blocked.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Weatherall, James Owenweatherj@uci.edu
Keywords: Einstein, hole argument, general relativity, substantivalism, relationism
Subjects: General Issues > Determinism/Indeterminism
Specific Sciences > Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Depositing User: James Owen Weatherall
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2014 15:55
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2015 14:46
Item ID: 11177
Subjects: General Issues > Determinism/Indeterminism
Specific Sciences > Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Date: 2014
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/11177

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