von: Martin Carrier

Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co.KG, 2009

ISBN: 9783110214093 , 248 Seiten

Format: PDF, OL

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The philosophical treatment of space and time has had a long history. This continuing interest stems not least from the fact that space and time form the basis of movement. Space-time philosophy encompasses a wide range of subjects, many of which, on first inspection, do not seem to have anything to do with space and time. Space-time philosophy is a matter of causality and probability, the Big Bang and Heat Death. It is a matter of the origins of each term’s meaning and the inability to experience space-time theory first hand. It is a matter of Achilles and the turtle, as well as, Maxwell’s demon. In dealing with space-time, one does not deal solely with space and time.

Martin Carrier, Universität Bielefeld.