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Time: A Philosophical Introduction (Paperback)James Harrington (author)
Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 24/09/2015
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Time: A Philosophical Introduction presents the philosophy of time as the central debate between being and the becoming.This core theme brings together the key topics, debates and thinkers, making ideas such as Zeno's paradoxes, the experience of change and temporal flow and the direction and shape of time and time travel, clear and understandable. Alongside a glossary and detailed timeline to further enhance study and understanding, each chapter features: * Extensive lists of further reading in both primary and secondary sources * A chronological listing of key figures, brief biographical data and references * True/false questions, matching, multiple choice, and short answer questions Time is a central philosophical subject, impacting on all many different aspects of philosophy. More technical discussions of issues from mathematics, logic and physics are separated into Technical Interludes,allowing readers to choose their level of difficultly. As a result this comprehensive introduction is essential reading for upper-level undergraduates studying the philosophy of time,metaphysics or the philosophy of science.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 466 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 25 mm
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