TIME / NO TIME: The Paradox of Poetry and Physics - download pdf or read online

By Seán Haldane

ISBN-10: 0957466900

ISBN-13: 9780957466906

smooth physics questions the absoluteness of time. but the cosmological theories of Mach, Einstein and Barbour aren't any extra testable, given the dimensions of the universe, than these of the 1st theoretical physicist, Parmenides, who was once additionally a poet. He defined how swap can't logically exist but it observably exists. this type of paradox is the stuff of poetry. because the arrival of quantum physics it's the stuff of recent physics too. Poetry is including many degrees of which means, between them rational that means, however it is additionally supra-rational. frequently technology and logical argument needs to be specific of distractions and keep on with a unmarried line of inspiration. yet possibly physics can simply develop, and pouty can simply preserve what Thomas Hardy referred to as its 'sustaining power', if each one is open to the contemplating the opposite. This ebook explores the discovering s of neuroscience in addition to the event of poets and physicists while confronted with the anomaly of Time/No Time.

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