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Mechanics and the Relativity Postulate

  • Hermann Minkowski
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Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 250)

It would be highly unsatisfactory if the new conception of the notion of time, which is characterized by the freedom of Lorentz transformations, could be accepted as valid for only a subfield of physics. [98]

Now, many authors state that classical mechanics is opposed to the relativity postulate, which has been taken here to be the foundation of electrodynamics.

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Point Mass Proper Time Lorentz Transformation Volume Content Spacetime Point 
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  • Hermann Minkowski

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