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The Nature of time

Author: Raymond Flood; Michael Lockwood
Publisher: Oxford, OX, UK ; New York, NY, USA : B. Blackwell, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of recent scientific work on the nature of time. Among the topics discussed are black holes, big bangs, asymmetries, relativities and the reasons why humans experience time as a linear  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Flood; Michael Lockwood
ISBN: 0631148078 9780631148074
OCLC Number: 13759918
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 187 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Time 'paradoxes' in relativity / Dennis Sciama --
Space, time and space-time : a philosopher's view / W.H. Newton-Smith --
Big bangs, black holes and "time's arrow" / Roger Penrose --
Time and cosmology / Michael Shallis --
Time and dispersal : the second law / P.W. Atkins --
Time asymmetry and quantum mechanics / Paul Davies --
The open future / J.R. Lucas --
Causal loops / M. Dummett.
Responsibility: edited by Raymond Flood and Michael Lockwood.

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