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The eleven pictures of time [electronic resource] : the physics, philosophy, and politics of time beliefs / C.K. Raju.

By: Raju, C. K.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, 2003Description: 1 online resource (587 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9788132102854 (electronic bk.); 8132102851 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Time | PHILOSOPHY -- Metaphysics | TijdGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Eleven pictures of time.DDC classification: 115 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: Time is a mystery that has perplexed humankind since time immemorial. Resolving this mystery is of significance not only to philosophers and physicists but is also a very practical concern. Our perception of time shapes our values and way of life; it also mediates the interaction between science and religion both of which rest fundamentally on assumptions about the nature of time. C K Raju begins with a critical exposition of various time-beliefs, ranging from the earliest times through Augustine, Newton and Einstein to Stephen Hawking and current notions of chaos and time travel. He traces th.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [501]-565) and index.

Time is a mystery that has perplexed humankind since time immemorial. Resolving this mystery is of significance not only to philosophers and physicists but is also a very practical concern. Our perception of time shapes our values and way of life; it also mediates the interaction between science and religion both of which rest fundamentally on assumptions about the nature of time. C K Raju begins with a critical exposition of various time-beliefs, ranging from the earliest times through Augustine, Newton and Einstein to Stephen Hawking and current notions of chaos and time travel. He traces th.

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