Recent Submissions

  • Quantum gravity and the nature of space and time 

    Matsurbara, Keizo (Wiley, 2017-03-06)
    This is a nontechnical overview of how various approaches to quantum gravity suggest modifications to the way we conceptualize space and time. A theory of quantum gravity is needed to reconcile quantum physics with general ...
  • Deriving General Relativity From String Theory. 

    HUGGETT, N; VISTARINI, T (The University of Chicago Press, 2015-12)
    Weyl symmetry of the classical bosonic string Lagrangian is broken by quantization, with profound consequences described here (along with a review of string theory for philosophers of physics). Reimposing symmetry requires ...
  • Kinds of Fair Play and Regulation Enforcement: Toward a Better Sports 

    Motoarca, Ioan-Radu (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2015-03)
    It is customary for institutions that organize sporting competitions and events to exercise a considerable degree of authority over the participants. That authority is often manifested in the enforcement of penalties for ...
  • Name-bearing, Reference, and Circularity 

    Gray, A. (Springer Verlag, 2014-11)
    Proponents of the predicate view of names explain the reference of an occurrence of a name N by invoking the property of bearing N. They avoid the charge that this view involves a vicious circularity by claiming that ...