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The order of time

Rovelli, Carlo 1956- (author.). Segre, Erica, (translator.). Carnell, Simon, 1962- (translator.).

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  • ISBN: 9780735216129
  • ISBN: 9780735216105
  • Physical Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First published in Italy by Aldephi Edizioni SPA under the title L'ordine del tempo, 2017"--Copyright page.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Perhaps time is the greatest remaining mystery -- The crumbling of time -- Loss of unity -- Loss of direction -- The end of the present -- Loss of independence -- Quanta of time -- The world without time -- The world is made of events, not things -- The inadequacy of grammar -- Dynamics as relation -- The sources of time -- Time is ignorance -- Perspective -- What emerges from a particularity -- The scent of the madeleine -- The source of time -- The sister of sleep.
Language Note:
In English, translated from the Italian.
Subject: Cosmology
Presentism (Philosophy)
Space and time

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