A Conceptual Test for Cognitively Coherent Quantum Gravity Models
AbstractIn quantum gravity interpretations, the role of space- and time-related concepts is debated. Some argue that these concepts are not needed to describe physical reality at the Planck scale. Others object that an operational definition of magnitudes cannot get rid of spatiotemporal notions. We propose a “conceptual test” to assess if the mathematical content of a quantum gravity theory refers to some possibly verifiable empirical model. Given that any physical model describes the evolution of a set of measurables, these must be detectable in any empirical interpretation of a physical theory, including quantum gravity ones. Our test ultimately relies on considerations and studies concerning human cognitive limits in the discrimination of magnitudes. View Full-Text
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Pinna, S.; Pinna, S. A Conceptual Test for Cognitively Coherent Quantum Gravity Models. Technologies 2017, 5, 51.
Pinna S, Pinna S. A Conceptual Test for Cognitively Coherent Quantum Gravity Models. Technologies. 2017; 5(3):51.Chicago/Turabian Style
Pinna, Simonluca; Pinna, Simone. 2017. "A Conceptual Test for Cognitively Coherent Quantum Gravity Models." Technologies 5, no. 3: 51.
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