Holes as Regions of Spacetime

The Monist 90 (3):372-378 (2007)
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We discuss the view that a hole is identical to the region of spacetime at which it is located. This view is more parsimonious than the view that holes are sui generis entities located at those regions surrounded by their hosts and it is more plausible than the view that there are no holes. We defend the spacetime view from several objections.

Author Profiles

Gregory Fowler
University of Rochester (PhD)
Joshua Spencer
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee


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