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The natural philosophy of time.

Author: G J Whitrow
Publisher: New York, Harper [1963, ©1961]
Series: Harper torchbooks., Science library.
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Whitrow, G.J.
Natural philosophy of time.
New York, Harper [1963, ©1961]
(OCoLC)613166179
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G J Whitrow
OCLC Number: 1395158
Description: 324 pages 21 cm.
Contents: Chapter I Universal Time --
1 The 'Elimination' of Time --
2 Trend and Symmetrical Time --
3 Irreversible Phenomena --
4 Evolution --
5 The Origin of Time --
6 Time and the Universe --
7 Absolute Time --
8 Relational Time --
9 Cyclic Time --
10 The Scale of Time --
Chapter II Individual Time --
1 The Idea of TIme --
2 The Psychological Origin of the Idea of Time --
3 The Sociological Development of the Idea of Time --
4 Biological Time (i) --
5 Biological Time (ii) --
6 Conscious Awareness and Judgement of Time --
7 The Mental Present --
8 Memory and the Concept of the Past --
9 Time and Psychology of Memory --
10 Time and Physiology of Memory --
11 Time, Memory, and Personal Identity --
Chapter III Mathematical Time --
1 Time and Number --
2 Time, Geometry, and the Variable --
3 Time and the Calculus --
4 Zeno's Paradoxes (i) --
5 Zeno's Paradoxes (ii) --
6 Temporal Atomicity --
7 Mathematical Time as a Type of Serial Order --
8 The Measurement of Time --
Chapter IV Relativistic Time --
1 Time Experienced and Time Inferred --
2 The Determination of Time at a Distance (i) --
3 The Determination of Time at a Distance (ii) --
4 The Correlation of Time-Perspectives --
5 Time Dilation --
6 The Clock Paradox --
Chapter V Space-Time and Cosmic Time --
1 Space-Time and Geometry --
2 Space-Time and Time --
3 Cosmic Time and the Expanding Universe (i) --
4 Cosmic Time and the Expanding Universe (ii) --
5 The Existence of Cosmic Time --
6 The Limits of Cosmic Time --
Chapter VI The Nature of Time --
1 Time-Reversal and the Asymmetry of Time --
2 The Causal Theory of Time --
3 The Statistical Theory of Time (i) --
4 The Statistical Theory of Time (ii) --
5 'Becoming' and the Nature of Time --
6 The Minkowski Diagram and the Nature of Time --
7 Precognition and the Nature of Time --
8 Conclusion --
Index.
Series Title: Harper torchbooks., Science library.

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