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Space and time, matter and mind : the relationship between reality and space-time

Author: Wolfram Schommers
Publisher: Singapore ; New Jersey : World Scientific, ©1994.
Series: Series on the foundations of natural science and technology, vol. 1.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In principle, the elements of space and time cannot be measured. Therefore, the following question arises: How are reality and space-time related to each other? In this book, it is argued on the basis of many facts that reality is not embedded but projected onto space and time. We can never make statements about the actual reality outside (basic reality), but we can "only" form pictures of it. These are pictures of  Read more...
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Schommers, W. (Wolfram), 1941-
Space and time, matter and mind.
Singapore ; New Jersey : World Scientific, ©1994
(DLC) 95107060
(OCoLC)31861701
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfram Schommers
ISBN: 9789812779335 9812779337
OCLC Number: 825768772
Description: 1 online resource (163 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Ch. 1. Levels of reality. 1.1. Space-time conceptions. 1.2. Is the world embedded in space? 1.3. Pictures of reality. 1.4. Levels of description, levels of reality. 1.5. Examples of the principle of level-analysis. 1.6. Diversity of pictures. 1.7. Other spaces, other particles. 1.8. Levels of reality and Mach's principle --
ch. 2. The point of view of philosophy of science. 2.1. The asymptotic convergentism. 2.2. Substitution instead of successive refinement. 2.3. Pictures of the "reality in itself."
Series Title: Series on the foundations of natural science and technology, vol. 1.
Responsibility: W. Schommers.

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