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A hole revolution, or are we back where we started?

Pooley, Oliver (2006) A hole revolution, or are we back where we started? [Preprint]

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Doubts are raised concerning Rickles' claim that ``an exact analog of the hole argument can be constructed in the loop representation of quantum gravity'' (Rickles, `A new spin on the hole argument', Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 36 (2005) 415–434).


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Pooley, Oliver
Commentary on: Rickles, Dean (2004) A New Spin on the Hole Argument. [Preprint]
Additional Information: This is a preprint of: `A hole revolution, or are we back where we started?', Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 37 (2006) 372–380. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.shpsb.2005.11.003 Please cite the published version. There is a reply by Rickles in the same issue of the journal.
Keywords: Hole argument, Loop quantum gravity, Spin-networks, Substantivalism, Relationalism, General covariance
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Symmetries/Invariances
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: Oliver Pooley
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2006
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:14
Item ID: 2938
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2938

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