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Everywhere and Everywhen: Adventures in Physics and Philosophy

Nick Huggett

Abstract

Everywhere and Everywhen is an introduction to the ideas and arguments of the central questions that arise when physics meets philosophy: for instance, what are space and time? What are Zeno's paradoxes? Are there just three dimensions? Are there other universes? What is the shape of space and how do we know? Why does time seem to pass while space does not? What is the difference between the past and future? Is time travel possible? What is spacetime? What is time according to relativity? What is the difference between left and right? What is a quantum particle? Some of these questions are am ... More

Keywords: space, time, spacetime, relativity, quantum mechanics, philosophy, physics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195379518
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379518.001.0001

Authors

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Nick Huggett, author
University of Illionois Chicago
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