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World Enough and Spacetime

In Search of Spacetime Structuralism. Science Logic and Mathematics.

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The Role of Lab-Work in Ecology. Leibniz on Force and Absolute Motion. During the first half of the book, one can’t help but feel znd Earman is being a bit biased towards the absolutist side of the debate, but during the later chapters where Einstein’s ewrman argument is introduced, this bias vanishes completely leading to the impression that Earman is simply being critical of fallacious arguments.


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