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Einstein's Hole Argument

Macdonald, Alan (2001) Einstein's Hole Argument. [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    In general relativity, a spacetime and a gravitational field form an indivisible unit: no field, no spacetime. This is a lesson of Einstein's hole argument. We use a simple transformation in a Schwartzschild pacetime to illustrate this.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Additional Information: This is a much improved version of the published version.
    Keywords: hole argument
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
    Depositing User: Alan Macdonald
    Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2009
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:18
    Item ID: 4831
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/4831

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