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


  • Gilberto Castrejón CICATA-Unidad Legaria, Instituto Politécnico Nacional


Palabras clave:

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


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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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.
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