Reichenbach's book IS consistent.
The book is a good example of the author's desire to see philosophy and science melded again, and good example of his prowess in both areas.
I wasn't pleased to go through that effort so as to know what being trapped between two spherical shells looks like in a spherical world!
To be honest I'm far removed from Space and Time theory, but I have extracted the fragments of knowledge (that appeal to me) that are well written (and explained) and for a few... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Parzival
The philosophy of Space and Time starts with Reichenbach. Before you head into the more recent literature on the subject start with him.Published 10 months ago by Jack Darrow
This one is pretty dated now, but still seems quite useful and/or interesting. Relativity was relatively new at the time (pun intended), so some of the discussion seems a bit... Read morePublished 15 months ago by DaleO
I recommend "SPACE AND TIME IN SPECIAL RELATIVITY" by n david mermin for a thorough, complete understanding and, most importantly, lucid explanation of special relativity. Read morePublished on July 6, 2008 by GangstaLawya