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A democratic Cosmos

@article{Yargi2019ADC,
  title={A democratic Cosmos},
  author={Yĭgit Yargiç and Guilherme Franzmann},
  journal={arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics},
  year={2019}
}
Despite the success of our best models in Theoretical Physics, especially concerning Cosmology and Particle Physics, we still face persistent challenges. Among them we have the cosmological singularity problem, understanding the late-time acceleration of the Universe, and comprehending the fundamental nature of time. We believe relevant new insights to tackle each of these issues may be found in the Philosophy of Cosmology. We elaborate on three philosophical principles that shall guide us on… 

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