Beyond Spacetime

The Foundations of Quantum Gravity

Nick Huggett (Redaktør) ; Keizo Matsubara (Redaktør) ; Christian Wuthrich (Redaktør)

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A collection of essays on the philosophy and foundations of quantum gravity by leading philosophers and physicists in the field.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Introduction Nick Huggett, Keizo Matsubara and Christian Wuthrich; Part I. Spacetime Emergence: 2. The Bronstein hypercube of quantum gravity Daniele Oriti; 3. Emergence of time in loop quantum gravity Suddhasattwa Brahma; 4. Beyond standard inflationary cosmology Robert H. Brandenberger; 5. What black holes have taught us about quantum gravity Daniel Harlow; Part II. Time in Quantum Theories of Gravity: 6. Space and time in loop quantum gravity Carlo Rovelli; 7. Being and becoming on the road to quantum gravity, or, the birth of a baby is not a baby Fay Dowker, Allan A. Smith, Ben B. Jones and Carol C. Smith; 8. Temporal relationalism Lee Smolin; 9. Back to parmenides Henrique Gomes; Part III. Issues of Interpretation: 10. Why black hole information loss is paradoxical David Wallace; 11. Chronic incompleteness, final theory claims, and the lack of free parameters in string theory Richard Dawid; 12. Spacetime and physical equivalence Sebastian De Haro; 13. On the empirical consequences of the AdS/CFT duality Radin Dardashti, Richard Dawid, Sean Gryb and Karim Thebault; 14. Extending Lewisian modal metaphysics from a specific quantum gravity perspective Tiziana Vistarini; 15. What can (mathematical) categories tell us about spacetime? Ko Sanders; Index.

Om forfatteren

Nick Huggett is LAS Distinguished Professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He has worked in the field of the philosophy of quantum gravity for over twenty years. He is co-editor of Physics Meets Philosophy at the Planck Scale (Cambridge, 2001) and is Co-Director of the 'Beyond Spacetime' research project, funded by NSF, Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi), John Templeton Foundation, and American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). Keizo Matsubara is an Affiliated Researcher at Uppsala University. His philosophical work primarily addresses string theory. He has held postdoctoral positions at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy at Western University, and the University of Illinois, Chicago. Christian Wuthrich is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the Universite de Geneve. He works in philosophy of physics, philosophy of science, and metaphysics. Starting with his doctoral research, the primary focus of his research has long been the philosophy of quantum gravity. He is Co-Director of the 'Beyond Spacetime' research project, funded by NSF, Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi), John Templeton Foundation, and American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).