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What is physical absolutism?

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In general, an absolutist theory is one that holds some entity or property is absolute - it does not admit of change. In physics therefore, the theory relates to space and time and holds that they are absolutes - it is the classic Newtonian framework, that held sway right up until the relativistic theory introduced by Einstein, which superceded the classic Newtonian framework.

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