## A logical analysis of the theory of relativity |

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### Contents

Acknowledgements | 9 |

The General Theory of Relativity Preliminaries | 48 |

The General Theory of Relativity Construction of the Field | 71 |

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acceleration body called causal partners classical physics closure rules concept consequence consider constant contains corresponding cosmic rest covariant differentiation defined derived descriptive content descriptive matrix determine differential forces dimensional analysis dispositional properties distance Einstein electromagnetic energy expression field equations formulae frame of reference free particle function functors4 fundamental functors geodesic geometry Hence inertial frame inertial lines instance interval intervalent descriptive matrices law4 laws of nature light rays line element logical Mach's principle mass mass-point material system mathematical means measure mechanics Michelson-Morley experiment Minkowskian motion Newton's observer obtain operational definition optical line physical objects physical things physicist point-events possible principle of relativity propositions propositions4 radiation regard region relation relativistic replaced rotating schema schemata sense-data simultaneous space space-time spatial special theory symbols tensor field theory of gravitation theory of relativity tion transformation universal forces vector velocity of light world-line