Philosophical problems of space and time

by Adolf GrГјnbaum

Publisher: D. Reidel in Dordrecht

Written in English
Published: Pages: 448 Downloads: 198
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Subjects:

  • Space and time.,
  • Science -- Philosophy.,
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Edition Notes

    StatementAdolf Grünbuam
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ"175"B747"1963
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi , 448 p
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21144055M
    ISBN 109027703574
    LC Control Number73-75763

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Special consideration is given to the philosophical problems of relativistic cosmology and its role in the description of the time- space structure of the universe.

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This is a collection of some works of Polish philosophers and physicists on philosophical problems of time and spacetime. Without restricting the thematic scope of the papers, the issue conceming objectivity of time flow runs as a uniting thread through most of them.

The paradox was later thought to constitute a counterexample to Leibniz’s principle of sufficient reason, one version of which states that there is an explanation (in the sense of a reason or cause) for every contingent event.

Whether the donkey chooses one bale or the other is a contingent event, but there is apparently no reason or cause to. Philosophical Issues of Black Holes 3 The relation between these two tensor fields is given by field e quations, which represent a basic physical law.

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