Project Volumes

To date, Beyond Spacetime has produced two collections of essays:

As well as at arXiv.org, a number of the following papers are available at http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/view/confandvol/confandvolSTESSAYPRIZE.html or http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/view/confandvol/confandvolPFSBSFQG2019.html.

Beyond Spacetime: The Foundations of Quantum Gravity

Edited by: Nick Huggett, Keizo Matsubara, and Christian Wüthrich

Cambridge University Press, 2020

  • Nick Huggett, Keizo Matsubara, and Christian Wüthrich: Introduction
  • Daniele Oriti: The Bronstein Hypercube of Quantum Gravity
  • Suddhasattwa Brahma: Emergence of Time in Loop Quantum Gravity
  • Robert H. Brandenberger: Beyond Standard Inflationary Cosmology
  • Daniel Harlow: What Black Holes Have Taught Us About Quantum Gravity
  • Carlo Rovelli: Space and Time in Loop Quantum Gravity
  • Fay Dowker: Being and Becoming on the Road to Quantum Gravity, or, the Birth of a Baby is not a Baby
  • Lee Smolin: Temporal Relationalism
  • Henrique Gomes: Back to Parmenides
  • David Wallace: Why Black Hole Information Loss is Paradoxical
  • Richard Dawid: Chronic Incompleteness, Final Theory Claims, and the Lack of Free Parameters in String Theory
  • Sebastian De Haro: Spacetime and Physical Equivalence
  • Radin Dardashti, Richard Dawid, Sean Gryb and Karim Thébault: On the Empirical Consequences of the AdS/CFT Duality
  • Tiziana Vistarini: Extending Lewisian Modal Metaphysics from a Specific Quantum Gravity Perspective
  • Ko Sanders: What Can (Mathematical) Categories Tell Us About Spacetime?

Philosophy beyond Spacetime

Edited by: Christian Wüthrich, Baptiste Le Bihan, Nick Huggett

Oxford University Press, forthcoming

Confirmed Contributions:

  • Christian Wüthrich, Baptiste Le Bihan, and Nick Huggett: Introduction
  • Jeremy Butterfield: On dualities and equivalence between physical theories
  • David J Chalmers: Finding space in a nonspatial world
  • Richard Healey: The measurement problem for emergent spacetime in loop quantum gravity
  • Jenann Ismael: Do you see space? How to recover the visible and tangible reality of space (without space)
  • Adam Koberinski: Problems with the cosmological constant problem
  • Kerry McKenzie: The ‘philosopher’s stone’: physics, metaphysics, and the value of a final theory
  • Tushar Menon: Taking up superspace: the spacetime structure of supersymmetric field theory
  • Alyssa Ney: What are we talking about when we talk about the emergence of spacetime?
  • Daniele Oriti: Levels of spacetime emergence in quantum gravity
  • Oliver Pooley: TBD
  • Alastair Wilson: Explanations of and in time
  • David Yates: Thinking about spacetime