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Ulrich Meyer (Colgate): “Topology and Action at a Distance”

16 February 2021, 2:00 pm3:30 pm

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Abstract: This paper presents a novel argument against the possibility of action at a distance, with realism about space-time topology as its main premise.

Ulrich Meyer is a Professor or Philosophy at Colgate University. His research interests include metaphysics, logic, philosophy of science and the philosophy of time.


16 February 2021
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Event Category:


Department of Philosophy, Logic & Scientific Method


Online via Zoom