On the Reality of Minkowski Space

Foundations of Physics 37 (10):1499-1502 (2007)

Abstract

Should physicists deal with the question of the reality of Minkowski space (or any relativistic spacetime)? It is argued that they should since this is a question about the dimensionality of the world at the macroscopic level and it is physics that should answer it

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Vesselin Petkov
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