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Differences in the epistemological description and meaning of Plank length & Plank time and the discretization of spacetime

There is no 'schism'. The significance of the Planck length is well understood by experts in the relevant aspects of theoretical physics and it is poorly understood by lots of other people. A poor ...
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I can't understand Schopenhauer on space

Schopenhauer said that everything in the world is a manifestation of will. In other words, everything we can feel is also superficial, and time and space are no exception. We can view time and space ...
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Philosophical question about space, time, space-time and the arrow of time

We don't know whether spacetime is continuous or discrete. You might suspect it is discrete, on the grounds that almost everything else seems to be. As you know, there are various efforts underway to ...
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Does Zeno's paradox prove the continuity of spacetime?

Zeno's paradox shows that there is something fundamentally crucial about motion that is not captured by modelling it as the real line. It remains mysterious. This has been spectacularly verified by ...
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Does Zeno's paradox prove the continuity of spacetime?

I think it proves the opposite. To run 200m one must first run 100m, then 50m, then 25m, and so on. Sensors are placed after 100m, 150m, 175m, and so on. These sensors approach the 200m finish line ...
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Why did Kant say space and time do not exist independent of us?

Quite an edifying thread, though I do have something to add. I would emphasize the question of how Kant's doctrines look, to somebody who finds this Kantian stuff perfectly cogent and persuasive. Kant ...
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