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What is time?

Author: G J Whitrow
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Pr., 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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Professor Whitrow takes us on a good-humoured tour of the thing that clocks keep (more or less). He discusses how our ideas of time originated; how far they are inborn in plants and animals; how  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G J Whitrow
ISBN: 0198607814 9780198607816
OCLC Number: 265440481
Notes: Literaturangaben.
Description: XIII, 170 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction ; 1. The Origin of Our Idea of Time ; 2. Time and Ourselves ; 3. Biological Clocks ; 4. The Measurement of Time ; 5. Time and Relativity ; 6. Time, Gravitation and the Universe ; 7. The Origin and Arrow of Time ; 8. The Significance of Time ; Appendix: Temporal Order in Special Relativity ; Bibliography ; Index
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