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Autogenetic Network Theory

  • A. Nikonov
  • A. von MüllerEmail author
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Part of the On Thinking book series (ONTHINKING, volume 4)

Abstract

Autogenetic network theory is a minimalistic toy model for a physical world built up by elements and relations. There is no fundamental background spacetime merely representing a stage for the dynamics of matter. Instead constellations of simple objects generate spacetime in an emergent fashion. Since there are no intrinsic weights of the elements or relations, the primary goal of the theory is to explore if a single class of parameterless links can account for a richer variety of physical characteristics of spacetime, forces and matter. In this introduction the basic building blocks of the theory are characterised and their correspondence to the typical spacetime background based representation of physics is motivated. Furthermore it is demonstrated how the network description could possibly solve some inconsistencies of standard physics as the analysis of the black hole entropy. In addition, as the factual perspective alone may not be sufficient for the complete understanding of the physical world, a possible integration of the triality account philosophy and the network representation of physics is proposed.

Keywords

Black Hole Partial Order Black Hole Entropy Maximum Entropy Principle Partial Order Relation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Parmenides Center for the Study of ThinkingMunichGermany
  2. 2.Mathematics DepartmentLMUMunichGermany
  3. 3.Philosophy DepartmentLMUMunichGermany

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