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The Existence of Space and Time

Ian Hinckfuss


This book is intended as an introduction to the philosophical problems of space and time, suitable for any reader who has an interest in the nature of the universe and who has a secondary-school knowledge of physics and mathematics. In particular, it is hoped that the book may find a use in philosophy departments and physics departments within universities and other tertiary institutions. The attempt is always to introduce the problems from a twentieth-century point of view. It is preferable to introduce the history of the topic if and when that history becomes relevant to the development and ... More

Keywords: space, time, philosophical problems, physics, mathematics, universe

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1975 Print ISBN-13: 9780198245193
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245193.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ian Hinckfuss, author