skip to content
Timely topics Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Timely topics

Author: George N Schlesinger
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 1994.
Series: Studies in contemporary philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Basic yet familiar and non-technical features of time are investigated. Two novel and detailed arguments are advanced defending the common view that 'time rolls relentlessly'. A number of hitherto neglected but important differences between spatio-temporal location and every other physical property are discussed. Also explored are the locations of circular time; the uniformity of nature, temporal positions and  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George N Schlesinger
ISBN: 0312120788 9780312120788 0333614917 9780333614914
OCLC Number: 30624572
Notes: "In association with the Scots Philosophical Club."
Description: xi, 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements - Introduction - Location and Range - The Third Location - The Stream of Time - The Temporal Asymmetry of Knowledge and the Reverse Asymmetry of Causal Relations - Cyclicity - Qualitative Identity and Uniformity - Questions and Answers - Index
Series Title: Studies in contemporary philosophy.
Responsibility: George N. Schlesinger.
More information:

Abstract:

This philosophical investigation of time advances two arguments defending the view that "time rolls relentlessly": it discusses the fundamental differences between spatio-temporal location and other  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/30624572> # Timely topics
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "30624572" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/32683350#Place/new_york_n_y> ; # New York, N.Y.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/115/e20/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1127622> ; # Space and time
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/32683350#Thing/time> ; # Time
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BD632> ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/91657921> ; # George N. Schlesinger
    schema:datePublished "1994" ;
    schema:description "Basic yet familiar and non-technical features of time are investigated. Two novel and detailed arguments are advanced defending the common view that 'time rolls relentlessly'. A number of hitherto neglected but important differences between spatio-temporal location and every other physical property are discussed. Also explored are the locations of circular time; the uniformity of nature, temporal positions and possible worlds, as well as the famous, unresolved problem, 'Why do we know so much more about the past than about the future?'. For those who wish to delve deeper, a portion of the book consists of problems to ponder and their possible solutions."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/32683350> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/32683350#Series/studies_in_contemporary_philosophy> ; # Studies in contemporary philosophy.
    schema:name "Timely topics"@en ;
    schema:productID "30624572" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/30624572#PublicationEvent/new_york_n_y_st_martin_s_press_1994> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/32683350#Agent/st_martin_s_press> ; # St. Martin's Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780312120788> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780333614914> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9484664> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/30624572> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/32683350#Agent/st_martin_s_press> # St. Martin's Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "St. Martin's Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/32683350#Place/new_york_n_y> # New York, N.Y.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York, N.Y." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/32683350#Series/studies_in_contemporary_philosophy> # Studies in contemporary philosophy.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/30624572> ; # Timely topics
    schema:name "Studies in contemporary philosophy." ;
    schema:name "Studies in contemporary philosophy" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1127622> # Space and time
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Space and time"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/91657921> # George N. Schlesinger
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Schlesinger" ;
    schema:givenName "George N." ;
    schema:name "George N. Schlesinger" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780312120788>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0312120788" ;
    schema:isbn "9780312120788" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780333614914>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0333614917" ;
    schema:isbn "9780333614914" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.