The natural philosophy of time / G.J. Whitrow.


London : Nelson, [1961] .

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George Washington
Gelman stacks
QB 209 .W45 Available Request
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Mullen Library stacks
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Lauinger Woodstock stacks
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Subjects Tid.
Time.
Description xi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1961]
©1961
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter I Universal Time -- 1 The 'Elimination' of Time -- 2 Trend and Symmetrical Time -- 3 Irreversible Phenomena -- 4 Evolution -- 5 The Origin of Time -- 6 Time and the Universe -- 7 Absolute Time -- 8 Relational Time -- 9 Cyclic Time -- 10 The Scale of Time -- Chapter II Individual Time -- 1 The Idea of TIme -- 2 The Psychological Origin of the Idea of Time -- 3 The Sociological Development of the Idea of Time -- 4 Biological Time (i) -- 5 Biological Time (ii) -- 6 Conscious Awareness and Judgement of Time -- 7 The Mental Present -- 8 Memory and the Concept of the Past -- 9 Time and Psychology of Memory -- 10 Time and Physiology of Memory -- 11 Time, Memory, and Personal Identity -- Chapter III Mathematical Time -- 1 Time and Number -- 2 Time, Geometry, and the Variable -- 3 Time and the Calculus -- 4 Zeno's Paradoxes (i) -- 5 Zeno's Paradoxes (ii) -- 6 Temporal Atomicity -- 7 Mathematical Time as a Type of Serial Order -- 8 The Measurement of Time -- Chapter IV Relativistic Time -- 1 Time Experienced and Time Inferred -- 2 The Determination of Time at a Distance (i) -- 3 The Determination of Time at a Distance (ii) -- 4 The Correlation of Time-Perspectives -- 5 Time Dilation -- 6 The Clock Paradox -- Chapter V Space-Time and Cosmic Time -- 1 Space-Time and Geometry -- 2 Space-Time and Time -- 3 Cosmic Time and the Expanding Universe (i) -- 4 Cosmic Time and the Expanding Universe (ii) -- 5 The Existence of Cosmic Time -- 6 The Limits of Cosmic Time -- Chapter VI The Nature of Time -- 1 Time-Reversal and the Asymmetry of Time -- 2 The Causal Theory of Time -- 3 The Statistical Theory of Time (i) -- 4 The Statistical Theory of Time (ii) -- 5 'Becoming' and the Nature of Time -- 6 The Minkowski Diagram and the Nature of Time -- 7 Precognition and the Nature of Time -- 8 Conclusion -- Index.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)2301060
(OCoLC)ocm02301060
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