Recent Advances in Relativity Theory, Vol. 1: Formal Interpretations

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Recent Advances in Relativity Theory, Vol. 1: Formal Interpretations
Author Michael C Duffy, Mogens True Wegener
Published 2000
Publisher Hadronic Press
Pages 280
ISBN 1574850504

Selected Papers From the Biennial Conferences on Physical Interpretations of Relativity Theory (1988-1996). The conferences were sponsored by the British Society for the Philosophy of Science and held at the Imperial College, London. Contents:

  •  11 Harold Aspden, FOUR QUESTIONS CONCERNING RELATIVITY
  •  21 Y.V. Balashov, STEADY STATE COSMOLOGIES AS SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH PROGRAM
  •  27 John F. Barrett, HYPERBOLIC GEOMETRY IN SPECIAL RELATIVITY AND ITS RELATION TO THE COSMOLOGY OF MILNE
  •  35 Marius Borneas, ON THE CONCEPTS OF SPACE AND TIME
  •  39 Claude Comte, THE FUNDAMENTAL R?LE OF THE REFERENCE FRAME REVISITED
  •  47 William Lane Craig, RELATIVITY AND THE "ELIMINATION" OF ABSOLUTE TIME
  •  67 S.K. Ghosal & P. Chakraborty, THE CONCEPT OF LORENTZ INVARIANT CLOCKS
  •  73 Roger C. Jennison, PROPER TIME, PROPER LENGTH AND SOME COMMENTS ON THE CONCEPTS OF TIME AND DISTANCE
  •  84 Ludwik Kostro, WHAT IS THIS: A CLOCK IN RELATIVITY THEORY?
  •  91 Peter Kroes, TIME DILATION WITHIN SPECIAL RELATIVITY
  • 107 Francis Mathe, PROBLEMS OF TIME SCALE IN COSMOLOGY
  • 111 Storrs McCall, TOWARDS A LORENTZ-INVARIANT THEORY OF COLLAPSE
  • 123 Andr? Mercier, THE RECONSTRUCTION OF SPACE-TIME AS TIME-SPACE
  • 133 W. Trevor Morris, ON RELATIVITY AND CAUSALITY
  • 138 K.K. Nandi, SOME ASPECTS OF MINIMALLY RELATIVISTIC NEWTONIAN GRAVITY
  • 140 Peter ?hrstr?m, TENSE LOGIC AND SPECIAL RELATIVITY
  • 149 A. Paparodopoulos, LIGHT PROPAGATION IN AN EXPANDING UNIVERSE
  • 152 Simon J. Prokhovnik, THE NATURE AND IMPLICATIONS OF THE ROBERTSON-WALKER METRIC
  • 159 David Roscoe, INERTIA, GRAVITATION, AND THE THEORY OF RELATIVITY
  • 170 Mendel Sachs, ON THE MEANING OF SPACE AND TIME
  • 177 Ruggero M. Santilli, DIRECT UNIVERSALITY OF ISOSPECIAL RELATIVITY FOR GENERALIZED SPACETIMES
  • 195 Chalmers W. Sherwin, TRANSIENT EFFECTS IN SPECIAL RELATIVITY
  • 201 Torgny Sj?din, ON THE ONE-WAY VELOCITY OF LIGHT & ITS POSSIBLE MEASURABILITY
  • 206 Lawrence Sklar, THE CONVENTIONALITY OF SIMULTANEITY! AGAIN?
  • 217 A.V. Soldatov, PHILOSOPHICAL ASPECTS OF THE WORLD PICTURE OF PHYSICAL SCIENCE
  • 220 R. Tavakol, GEOMETRY OF SPACE-TIME & FINSLER SPACES
  • 225 S.C. Tiwari, REALITY, INTUITION, AND MIND: REFLECTIONS ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF H. POINCAR?
  • 232 Barrie J. Tonkinson, CLOCKS DON?T GO SLOW, RODS DON?T CONTRACT
  • 245 H?kan T?rnebohm, INFRA-THEORIES TO THE SPECIAL THEORY OF RELATIVITY
  • 255 Mogens Wegener, IDEAS OF COSMOLOGY: A PHILOSOPHER'S SYNTHESIS
  • 275 INDEX

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