Introducing Time: A Graphic Guide

Introducing Time: A Graphic Guide

by Craig Callender, Ralph Edney
     
 

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Introducing Time traces the history of time from Augustine's suggestion that there is no time, to the flowing time of Newton, the conventional time of Poincaré, the static time of Einstein, and then back, full circle, to the idea that there is no time in quantum gravity.

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Introducing Time traces the history of time from Augustine's suggestion that there is no time, to the flowing time of Newton, the conventional time of Poincaré, the static time of Einstein, and then back, full circle, to the idea that there is no time in quantum gravity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848311206
Publisher:
Icon Books, Ltd. UK
Publication date:
09/01/2010
Series:
Introducing Series
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
513,497
Product dimensions:
6.88(w) x 11.08(h) x 0.54(d)

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Meet the Author

Craig Callander teaches philosophy at the University of California, San Diego.

Ralph Edney is a well-established graphic artist whose other introducing titles include Relativity.

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