On the Argument from Physics and General Relativity

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I argue that the best interpretation of the general theory of relativity (GTR) has need of a causal entity (i.e., the gravitational field), and causal structure that is not reducible to light cone structure. I suggest that this causal interpretation of GTR helps defeat a key premise in one of the most popular arguments for causal reductionism, viz., the argument from physics.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages41
JournalErkenntnis
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StateE-pub ahead of print - Jul 10 2018

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On the Argument from Physics and General Relativity. / Weaver, Christopher Gregory.

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