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Possible Structures of Space

Gordon Belot

in Geometric Possibility

Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780199595327
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729157 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595327.003.0002
Possible Structures of Space

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This chapter presents a framework of geometrical concepts and examples for later chapters. The discussion is organized around the question: What are the possible geometries of space? The relation of this question to the principle of the plenitude of possibilities is discussed.

Keywords: substantivalism; relationalism; structure of space; plenitude of possibilities

Chapter.  12013 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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