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Out of Nowhere: Spacetime from causality: causal set theory

Wuthrich, Christian and Huggett, Nick (2020) Out of Nowhere: Spacetime from causality: causal set theory. [Preprint]

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This is a chapter of the planned monograph "Out of Nowhere: The Emergence of Spacetime in Quantum Theories of Gravity", co-authored by Nick Huggett and Christian Wüthrich and under contract with Oxford University Press. (More information at www.beyondspacetime.net.) This chapter introduces causal set theory and identifies and articulates a 'problem of space' in this theory.


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Item Type: Preprint
Creators:
CreatorsEmailORCID
Wuthrich, Christianchristian.wuthrich@unige.ch0000-0001-8774-6160
Huggett, Nickhuggett@uic.edu
Additional Information: 29 pages, 5 figures
Keywords: Quantum gravity, causal set theory, spacetime, emergence
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Gravity
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Depositing User: Christian Wuthrich
Date Deposited: 21 May 2020 22:47
Last Modified: 21 May 2020 22:47
Item ID: 17202
Official URL: https://beyondspacetime.net/publication-c/out-of-n...
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Gravity
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Date: 21 May 2020
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/17202

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