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Travels in Four Dimensions - 
      Robin Le Poidevin

Travels in Four Dimensions

The Enigmas of Space and Time

«a lucid philosophical primer on space and time . . .unquestionably mind-expanding stuff»

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Does time really flow, or is that simply an illusion? Did time have a beginning? What does it mean to say that time has a direction? The author provides an introduction to these questions, and many other puzzles and paradoxes. Les mer
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Does time really flow, or is that simply an illusion? Did time have a beginning? What does it mean to say that time has a direction? The author provides an introduction to these questions, and many other puzzles and paradoxes. He aims to give the readers a basis to think about these problems independently, avoiding jargon and technicality.
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Forlag: Oxford University Press
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Språk: Engelsk
ISBN: 9780198752554
Format: 20 x 13 cm
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Preface ; 1. The Measure of All Things ; 2. Change ; 3. A Box with No Sides? ; 4. Curves and Dimensions ; 5. The Beginning and End of Time ; 6. The Edge of Space ; 7. Infinity and Paradox ; 8. Does Time Pass? ; 9. The Cinematic Universe ; 10. Interfering with History ; 11. Other Times and Spaces ; 12. The Arrows of Time ; Concluding Thoughts ; Mr Dunne's Dream and Other Problems ; Further Reading ; Bibliography ; Index
Robin Le Poidevin is Professor of Metaphysics at the University of Leeds.