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Philosophy of Cosmology

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[New Entry by Christopher Smeenk and George Ellis on September 26, 2017.] Cosmology (the study of the physical universe) is a science that, due to both theoretical and observational developments, has made enormous strides in the past 100 years. It began as a branch of theoretical physics through Einstein's 1917 static model of the universe (Einstein 1917) and was developed in its early days particularly through the work of Lemaitre (1927).[1] As recently as 1960, cosmology was widely regarded as a branch of...

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