The Eleven Pictures of Time
The Physics, Philosophy, and Politics of Time BeliefseBook - 2003
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
Characteristics: 1 online resource (587 pages) : illustrations