# Maudlin's New Foundations for Physical Geometry: The Theory of Linear Structures

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ulsg

Wrong again. Physicists as well.

Yeah, so not mathematicians. So maybe can go try to sell this book on a forum for physicists. I predict limited success, but godspeed.

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djva

What's with MJR attracting all this pseudoscientific BS?

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zlrq

What's with MJR attracting all this pseudoscientific BS?

First it was string theory and Twistors and now this. Are there no safe spaces anymore ?

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zlrq

Has anyone here read Tim Maudlin's New Foundations for Physical Geometry: The Theory of Linear Structures?

Has Maudlin really devised a brand new geometry? What does it accomplish?

I believe he is a philosopher?

Indeed what are Maudlin’s physical principles, postulates, predictions, and equations?

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ywco

Reminds me of The Topos of Music.

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luog

Has anyone here read Tim Maudlin's New Foundations for Physical Geometry: The Theory of Linear Structures?

Has Maudlin really devised a brand new geometry? What does it accomplish?

I believe he is a philosopher?

Supposedly he’s coming out with a second book in the series which will make the first book make sense.

Supposedly the book has been delayed.

Wouldn’t be surprised if we never saw it.

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vzov

Has anyone here read Tim Maudlin's New Foundations for Physical Geometry: The Theory of Linear Structures?

Has Maudlin really devised a brand new geometry? What does it accomplish?

I believe he is a philosopher?

Supposedly he’s coming out with a second book in the series which will make the first book make sense.

Supposedly the book has been delayed.

Wouldn’t be surprised if we never saw it.

We can only hope.

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glle
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Supposedly he’s coming out with a second book in the series which will make the first book make sense.

Supposedly the book has been delayed.

Wouldn’t be surprised if we never saw it.

We can only hope.

Newton didn't come out with a second book to help Principia make physical sense, but then again, Newton was no Maudlin.

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ufux

why are we mathematicians so narrow minded?

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glle

why are we mathematicians so narrow minded?

I think we're just asking the simple question:

What are Tim Maudlin's physical principles, postulates, predictions, and equations? Why should we have to wait for a second book, which may never come out, to find out?

Nothing narrow-minded about asking simple questions. Refusing to answer them is what is narrow-minded.

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vzov

why are we mathematicians so narrow minded?

I think we're just asking the simple question:

What are Tim Maudlin's physical principles, postulates, predictions, and equations? Why should we have to wait for a second book, which may never come out, to find out?

Nothing narrow-minded about asking simple questions. Refusing to answer them is what is narrow-minded.

I don't believe that you are a mathematician.

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glle
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I think we're just asking the simple question:

What are Tim Maudlin's physical principles, postulates, predictions, and equations? Why should we have to wait for a second book, which may never come out, to find out?

Nothing narrow-minded about asking simple questions. Refusing to answer them is what is narrow-minded.

I don't believe that you are a mathematician.

lol are you accusing me of being a philosopher?

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vzov
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I don't believe that you are a mathematician.

lol are you accusing me of being a philosopher?

Either that, or a member of the intellectual dark web.

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gyjw
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lol are you accusing me of being a philosopher?

Either that, or a member of the intellectual dark web.

Does quantum mechanics really need philosophers?

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lyvr

Read the book. This is not a supervised reading group.

why are we mathematicians so narrow minded?

I think we're just asking the simple question:

What are Tim Maudlin's physical principles, postulates, predictions, and equations? Why should we have to wait for a second book, which may never come out, to find out?

Nothing narrow-minded about asking simple questions. Refusing to answer them is what is narrow-minded.

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huha

Read the book. This is not a supervised reading group.

[...]

I think we're just asking the simple question:

What are Tim Maudlin's physical principles, postulates, predictions, and equations? Why should we have to wait for a second book, which may never come out, to find out?

Nothing narrow-minded about asking simple questions. Refusing to answer them is what is narrow-minded.

What novel idea does the book propose that furthers quantum mechanics?

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bxpc

Read the book. This is not a supervised reading group.

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What novel idea does the book propose that furthers quantum mechanics?

Crickets….

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fede
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What novel idea does the book propose that furthers quantum mechanics?

Crickets….

It is shocking that Maudlin fails to respond to this question on MJR!

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nqft
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Crickets….

It is shocking that Maudlin fails to respond to this question on MJR!

Edgy!

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gnjy
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Crickets….

It is shocking that Maudlin fails to respond to this question on MJR!

Does anyone know if Maudlin’s book presents anting substantive and/or new?

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