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Time of Nature and the Nature of Time: Philosophical Perspectives of Time in Natural Sciences

Christophe Bouton, Philippe Huneman, editors
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Book
Published
Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2017]
Language
English
Series
Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science
ISBN
9783319537238, 3319537237
Contents
  • 1. Introduction: Time between metaphysics and natural sciences : from physics to biology / Christophe Bouton and Philippe Huneman
  • Part I. The experience of time and the scientific framing of time. 2. Passage, flow, and the logic of temporal perspectives / Jenann Ismael ; 3. Time of logics and time of physics / Carlo Proietti ; 4. Time variable and time scales in natural systems and their modeling / Annick Lesne ; 5. On time and the varieties of science / David Braddon-Mitchell and Kristie Miller
  • Part II. Time paradoxes in physics. 6. Is the future already present? : the special theory of relativity and the block universe view / Christophe Bouton ; 7. Dispelling the quantum spooks : a clue that Einstein missed? / Huw Price and Ken Wharton ; 8. On time, causation and explanation in the causally symmetric Bohmian model of quantum mechanics / Joseph Berkovitz ; 9. The representation of time in discrete mechanics / Vincent Ardourel and Anouk Barberousse
  • Part III. Dealing with deep time (paleontology). 10. Paleontology : outrunning time / John Huss ; 11. The biologist's time and deep time : essay on the psychology of the paleobiologist / Armand J. de Ricqlès ; 12. The making of paleontological time / Pascal Tassy
  • Part IV. Time of the evolution (evolutionary and developmental biology). 13. Repetition and reversibility in evolution : theoretical population genetics / Jean Gayon and Maël Montévil ; 14. Macroevolution and microevolution : issues of time scale in evolutionary biology / Philippe Huneman ; 15. The timing of development / Antonine Nicoglou.
Description
xiii, 403 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • "This Springer imprint is published by Springer Nature"--Title page verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Series Statement
Boston studies in the philosophy and history of science, 0068-0346 ; volume 326
Boston studies in the philosophy and history of science ; v. 326
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