A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time

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Adrian Bardon manages to cover a truly impressive array of issues in the philosophy of time ranging from an overview of some of the historical precursors of current ideas to a discussion of the most recent developments in the area. Bardon does an excellent job of making the issues thoroughly accessible whilst at the same time not shying away from the interesting and more difficult questions. Because he manages to walk this tightrope so well, the book would make an excellent resource for undergraduates, but would be equally at home in the bag of a graduate student. ( Kristie Miller, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews)

This is a great introduction to the history of the philosophy of time, and a book that I personally thoroughly enjoyed reading. It is of wide scope, so from a teaching perspective it allowed me to introduce the students to lots of different issues, and for the most part the students were very receptive to it. I used the text for first year undergraduates, and I think, in retrospect, it was a little to challenging for them - particularly those with no background in science (physics, in particular). If I use the text next year it's more likely that it will be part of a second year metaphysics course. ( Dr Benjamin Smart, University of Birmingham)

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Adrian Bardon's A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time is a short yet thorough introduction to the history, philosophy, and science of the study of time-from the pre-Socratic philosophers through Einstein and beyond.

Its treatment is roughly chronological, starting with the ancient Greek philosophers Heraclitus and Parmenides and proceeding through the history of Western philosophy and science up to the present.

Using illustrations and keeping technical language to a minimum, A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time covers subjects such as time and change, the experience of time, physical and metaphysical approaches to the nature of time, the direction of time, time-travel, time and freedom of the will, and scientific and philosophical approaches to eternity and the beginning of time. Bardon brings the resources of over 2500 years of philosophy and science to bear on some of humanity's most fundamental and enduring questions.

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Descripción Oxford University Press, USA, 2013. Estado de conservación: New. 2013. 1st Edition. Paperback. A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time is a concise and accessible survey of the history of philosophical and scientific developments in understanding time and our experience of time. It discusses prominent ideas about the nature of time, plus many subsidiary puzzles about time, from the classical period through the present. Num Pages: 200 pages, 21illus. BIC Classification: HPJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 142 x 14. Weight in Grams: 220. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780199301089

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Descripción Oxford University Press, USA. Estado de conservación: New. 2013. 1st Edition. Paperback. A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time is a concise and accessible survey of the history of philosophical and scientific developments in understanding time and our experience of time. It discusses prominent ideas about the nature of time, plus many subsidiary puzzles about time, from the classical period through the present. Num Pages: 200 pages, 21illus. BIC Classification: HPJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 142 x 14. Weight in Grams: 220. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780199301089

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