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Single Idea 22913

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / C. Space / 6. Space-Time]

Full Idea

More and more space-time is literally being created from nothing all the time as the universe expands.

Gist of Idea

The universe expands, so space-time is enlarging


Adrian Bardon (Brief History of the Philosophy of Time [2013], 8 'Realism')

Book Reference

Bardon,Adrian: 'Brief History of the Philosophy of Time' [OUP 2013], p.162

A Reaction

[He cites Paul Davies for this] Is the universe acquiring more space, or is the given space being stretched? Acquiring more time makes no sense, so what is more space-time?