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A logic road from special to general relativity

Andréka, Hajnal and Madarász, Judit X. and Németi, István and Székely, Gergely (2010) A logic road from special to general relativity. [Preprint]

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Abstract

We present a streamlined axiom system of special relativity in first-order logic. From this axiom system we ``derive'' an axiom system of general relativity in two natural steps. We will also see how the axioms of special relativity transform into those of general relativity. This way we hope to make general relativity more accessible for the non-specialist.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Andréka, Hajnal
Madarász, Judit X.
Németi, István
Székely, Gergely
Keywords: first-order logic, axiomatization, foundation of relativity theory
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Depositing User: Gergely Székely
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2011 02:22
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2013 19:38
Item ID: 8485
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/8485

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