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The New Aspects of Time: Its Continuity and Novelties / Edition 1

The New Aspects of Time: Its Continuity and Novelties / Edition 1

by M. Capek

ISBN-10: 0792309111

ISBN-13: 9780792309116

Pub. Date: 01/31/1991

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

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Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science Series , #125
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Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

I. The Problems of Time in Psychology.- 1. Stream of Consciousness and durée réelle.- 2. The Elusive Nature of the Past.- 3. The Fiction of Instants.- 4. Two Types of Continuity.- 5. Process and Personality in Bergson’s Thought.- 6. Russell’s Hidden Bergsonism.- II. Matter, Causation, and Time.- 7. The Development of Reichenbach’s Epistemology.- 8. The Significance of Piaget’s Researches on the Psychogenesis of Atomism.- 9. Toward a Widening of the Notion of Causality.- 10. Simple Location and Fragmentation of Reality.- 11. Particles or Events?.- III. The Status of Time in the Relativistic Physics.- 12. The End of the Laplacian Illusion.- 13. Eternal Recurrence — Once More.- 14. Note About Whitehead’s Definition of Co-Presence.- 15. Bergson and Louis De Broglie.- 16. What is Living and What is Dead in the Bergsonian Critique of Relativity.- 17. Time-Space Rather than Space-Time.- IV. Bibliography of Mili??apek.

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