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Historical Approach to Physics according to Kant, Einstein, and Hegel

  title={Historical Approach to Physics according to Kant, Einstein, and Hegel},
  author={Y. Kim},
  journal={arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics},
  • Y. Kim
  • Published 2013
  • Physics
  • arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics
It is known that Einstein's conceptual base for his theory of relativity was the philosophy formulated by Immanuel Kant. Things appear differently to observers in different frames. However, Kant's Ding-an-Sich leads to the existence of the absolute reference frame which is not acceptable in Einstein's theory. It is possible to avoid this conflict using the ancient Chinese philosophy of Taoism where two different views can co-exist in harmony. This is not enough to explain Einstein's discovery… Expand

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