The Eleven Pictures of Time

The Eleven Pictures of Time

The Physics, Philosophy, and Politics of Time Beliefs

eBook - 2003
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Time is a mystery that has perplexed humankind since time immemorial. Resolving this mystery is of significance not only to philosophers and physicists but is also a very practical concern. Our perception of time shapes our values and way of life; it also mediates the interaction between science and religion both of which rest fundamentally on assumptions about the nature of time. C K Raju begins with a critical exposition of various time-beliefs, ranging from the earliest times through Augustine, Newton and Einstein to Stephen Hawking and current notions of chaos and time travel. He traces th.
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, 2003
ISBN: 9788132102854
8132102851
9788132112631
8132112636
0761996249
Characteristics: 1 online resource (587 pages) : illustrations

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