Chapter 4: Minkowski Space-Time: A Glorious Non-Entity

@article{Brown2006Chapter4M,
  title={Chapter 4: Minkowski Space-Time: A Glorious Non-Entity},
  author={H. Brown and O. Pooley},
  journal={Philosophy and Foundations of Physics},
  year={2006},
  volume={1},
  pages={67-89}
}
  • H. Brown, O. Pooley
  • Published 2006
  • Physics
  • Philosophy and Foundations of Physics
  • It is argued that Minkowski space-time cannot serve as the deep structure within a “constructive” version of the special theory of relativity, contrary to widespread opinion in the philosophical community. This paper is dedicated to the memory of Jeeva Anandan. 
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