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Persistence and spacetime

Author: Yuri Balashov
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. in paperbackView all editions and formats
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How do material objects persist through time and survive change? Are they three-dimensional entities extended in space, but not in time, or are they four-dimensional spacetime "worms"? Yuri Balashov  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yuri Balashov
ISBN: 9780199679652 0199679657 9780199579921 019957992X
OCLC Number: 844039120
Notes: Originally published: 2010.
Description: XVI, 233 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: 1. Background and Assumptions ; 2. Persistence, Location and Multilocation in Spacetime ; 3. Classical and Relativistic Spacetime ; 4. Persisting Objects in Classical Spacetime ; 5. Persisting Objects in Minkowski Spacetime ; 6. Coexistence in Spacetime ; 7. Strange Coexistence? ; 8. Shapes and Other Arrangements in Minkowski Spacetime ; References
Other Titles: Persistence et spacetime
Responsibility: Yuri Balashov.

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a great source of insights into the relation among science, common sense and philosophy ... Balashov has set the agenda of the persistence debate. * Lorenzo del Savio, Humana Mente * a great resource Read more...

 
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