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The Problem of Time

Thebault, Karim P Y (2018) The Problem of Time. [Preprint]

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Abstract

The `problem of time' is a cluster of interpretational and formal issues in the foundations of general relativity relating to both the representation of time in the classical canonical formalism, and to the quantization of the theory. The purpose of this short chapter is to provide an accessible introduction to the problem.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Thebault, Karim P Ykarim.thebault@gmail.com
Additional Information: Forthcoming in the `Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Physics' edited by Eleanor Knox and Alastair Wilson
Keywords: Problem of time, quantum gravity.
Subjects: General Issues > Scientific Metaphysics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Classical Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Cosmology
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Gravity
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Specific Sciences > Physics > Symmetries/Invariances
Depositing User: Dr Karim Thebault
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2018 15:43
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2018 15:43
Item ID: 14597
Subjects: General Issues > Scientific Metaphysics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Classical Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Cosmology
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Gravity
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Specific Sciences > Physics > Symmetries/Invariances
Date: 27 April 2018
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/14597

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