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Three Studies in the Philosophy of Space and Time

  • Zdzislaw Augustynek
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Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 3)

Abstract

Newton’s theory of space-time admits two kinds of real and mutually irreducible entities: physical events and space-time points any of which is a time instant in a space point. The first and the second are the fundamental elements of the physical reality. In this conception the notions of the event and of the space-time point and also the notions of the instant and of the point play the role of the primitive notions.

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References

  1. 1.
    Events, Laws of Nature and Invariance Principles’, Science 143 (1964).Google Scholar

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company / Dordrecht-Holland 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • Zdzislaw Augustynek
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  1. 1.Jagellonian UniversityCracowPoland

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