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What is a 'Physically Reasonable' Spacetime?

Manchak, John (2009) What is a 'Physically Reasonable' Spacetime? In: [2009] Underdetermination in Science (Pittsburgh, 21-22, March 2009).

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    Abstract

    Cosmologists often use certain global properties to exclude "physically unreasonable" cosmological models from serious consideration. But, on what grounds should these properties be regarded as "physically unreasonable" if we cannot rule out, even with a robust type of inductive reasoning, the possibility of the properties obtaining in our own universe?


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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Keywords: General Relativity, Cosmology, Underdetermination
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics
    Conferences and Volumes: [2009] Underdetermination in Science (Pittsburgh, 21-22, March 2009)
    Depositing User: John Byron Manchak
    Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2009
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:17
    Item ID: 4506
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/4506

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