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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
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Macdonald, Alan
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 15:18
Item ID: 4831
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/4831

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