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Against Reducing Newtonian Mass to Kinematical Quantities

Martens, Niels C M (2016) Against Reducing Newtonian Mass to Kinematical Quantities. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

It is argued that Newtonian mass cannot be reduced to kinematical quantities---distance, velocity and acceleration---without losing the explanatory and predictive power of Newtonian Gravity.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Creators:
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Martens, Niels C Mniels.martens@philosophy.ox.ac.uk0000-0002-2839-1387
Keywords: Mass, Newtonian Gravity, reduction, Mach, comparativism
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Classical Physics
General Issues > Reductionism/Holism
Depositing User: Dr Niels C M Martens
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2016 19:00
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2016 19:00
Item ID: 12309
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Classical Physics
General Issues > Reductionism/Holism
Date: 2016
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/12309

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