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The order of time

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

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  • ISBN: 1683249127
  • ISBN: 9781683249122
  • Physical Description: 229 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Center Point Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2018.

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General Note:
Regular print version previously published by: Riverhead Books.
Originally published in Italian: L'ordine del tempo (Milan : Adelphi Edizioni, 2017).
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface : 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.
Summary, etc.: "Why do we remember the past and not the future? What does it mean for time to 'flow'? Do we exist in time or does time exist in us? In lyric, accessible prose, Carlo Rovelli invites us to consider questions about the nature of time that continue to puzzle physicists and philosophers alike"--
Language Note:
In English, translated from the Italian.
Subject: Space and time
Time
Presentism (Philosophy)
Cosmology
Large type books

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Derby Neck Library LP 530.11 ROV (Text) 34046143489303 Adult Large Type Available -
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