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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time and Space

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Paperback, 240 pages
Published June 1st 1985 by Columbia University Press
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Manuel
Nov 07, 2014 Manuel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is an excellent book on the subject of time and space, particularly the former. This work was meant as an introduction, but it packs in more information than your usual introductory book. I would recommend it to those who have some previous knowledge of the debates about time and space and some rudimentary knowledge of basic mathematics (functions, sets, a bit of calculus, etc.). The writing is clear and, best of all, there is a lot of science discussion here. You will not find any ...more
Brian
Aug 09, 2012 Brian rated it really liked it
A fun book: an introductory, historical survey of philosophical positions on space and time, through the special theory of relativity and the causal theory of time.
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This is an older book that is very technical. Background in philosophy is a must in order to enjoy it!
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