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Time of Nature and the Nature of Time

Author: Christophe Bouton; Philippe Huneman
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Springer, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English

This volume addresses the question of time from the perspective of the time of nature. The book first explores the experience of time and its relation to time in nature in a set of chapters that  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)968760840
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christophe Bouton; Philippe Huneman
ISBN: 9783319537238 3319537237 9783319537252 3319537253
OCLC Number: 999420419
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Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction: Time Between Metaphysics and Natural Sciences: From Physics to Biology (Christophe Bouton).- Part I. The Experience of Time and the Scientific Framing of Time.- Chapter 2. Passage, Flow, and the Logic of Temporal Perspectives (Jenann Ismael).- Chapter 3. Time of Logics and Time of Physics (Carlo Proietti).- Chapter 4. Time Variable and Time Scales in Natural Systems and their Modeling (Annick Lesne).- Chapter 5. On Time and the Varieties of Science (Kristie Miller).- Part II. Time Paradoxes in Physics.- Chapter 6. Is the Future already Present? The Special Theory of Relativity and the Block Universe View (Christophe Bouton).- Chapter 7. Dispelling the Quantum Spooks - a Clue that Einstein Missed? (Huw Price).- Chapter 8. On time, causation and explanation in the causally symmetric Bohmian model of quantum mechanics (Joseph Berkovitz).- Chapter 9. The Representation of Time in Discrete Mechanics (Anouk Barberousse).- Part III. Dealing with deep time (Paleontology).- Chapter 10. Paleontology: Outrunning Time (John Huss).- Chapter 11. The Biologist's time and Deep Time: essay on the psychology of the Paleobiologist (Armand J. de Ricqles).- Chapter 12. The Making of Paleontological Time (Pascal Tassy).- Part IV. Time of the Evolution (Evolutionary and developmental Biology).- Chapter 13. Repetition and Reversibility in Evolution: Theoretical Population Genetics (Jean Gayon).- Chapter 14. Macroevolution and Microevolution: Issues of Time Scale in Evolutionary Biology (Philippe Huneman).- Chapter 15. The timing of development (Antonine Nicoglou).
Responsibility: Bouton, Christophe.


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