Sobre el estatus ontológico del espaciotiempo. Una respuesta al realismo estructural.


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Realismo estructural, relatividad general, espaciotiempo, substancialismo, relacionismo.

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Castrejón, G. (2020). Sobre el estatus ontológico del espaciotiempo. Una respuesta al realismo estructural. Revista Colombiana De Filosofía De La Ciencia, 19(39), 43-84. https://doi.org/10.18270/rcfc.v19i39.2803

Resumen

El problema del realismo sobre el espaciotiempo gira en torno de si es una substancia o una relación entre substancias. Para el realismo estructural óntico: “el espaciotiempo es una estructura real encarnada en el mundo”, donde la preeminencia la tiene la estructura matemática, de aquí su estatus ontológico. En este artículo configuro una respuesta a dicho realismo estructural, argumentando que la idea de una “metafísica de estructuras”, que da primacía ontológica a las estructuras por sobre los objetos, no logra evitar los inconvenientes de algunos aspectos básicos del realismo tradicional sobre el espaciotiempo.

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