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Physical RelativitySpace-time structure from a dynamical perspective$
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Harvey R. Brown

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780199275830

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0199275831.001.0001

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Variations on the Einstein Theme

Variations on the Einstein Theme

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(p.91) 6 Variations on the Einstein Theme
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Physical Relativity
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Harvey R. Brown (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0199275831.003.0006

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of Einstein's operationalism. It then discusses the clock hypothesis, the conventionality of distant simultaneity, David Malament's 1977 result, the Edwards-Winnie synchrony-general transformations, and the Ignatowski transformations.

Keywords:   Eistein, clock hypothesis, distant simultaneity, David Malament, synchrony-general transformations, Ignatowski transformations

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