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作者 Williams, Shawn Louis
書名 Spatiotemporal monism and region theory: A non-standard account of the nature of spacetime
國際標準書號 9781124022666
book jacket
說明 55 p
附註 Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 48-06, page: 3343
Adviser: Michael Tooley
Thesis (M.A.)--University of Colorado at Boulder, 2010
In this thesis I argue for three central points: spacetime is substantival, spacetime is not composed of points, and a particular form of spatiotemporal monism is true. More detailedly, I argue that the three points are interconnected and that the truth of the first two claims, if established, serves as strong evidence for spatiotemporal monism. Additionally, while I do offer positive argumentation in support of spatiotemporal monism and region theory, I argue that the most compelling evidence in favor of spatiotemporal monism is it stands to potentially help unify metaphysics in virtue of compatibility with related metaphysical theories in a way that point theory cannot
School code: 0051
Host Item Masters Abstracts International 48-06
主題 Metaphysics
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy
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Alt Author University of Colorado at Boulder. Philosophy
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