Space, Time and Causality - Swinburne, Richard
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The Royal Institute of Philosophy has been sponsoring conferences in alter nate years since 1969. These have from the start been intended to be of interest to persons who are not philosophers by profession. They have mainly focused on interdisciplinary areas such as the philosophies of psychology, education and the social sciences. The volumes arising from these conferences have included discussions between philosophers and distinguished practitioners of other disciplines relevant to the chosen topic. Beginning with the 1979 conference on 'Law, Morality and Rights' and the 1981 conference on…mehr

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The Royal Institute of Philosophy has been sponsoring conferences in alter nate years since 1969. These have from the start been intended to be of interest to persons who are not philosophers by profession. They have mainly focused on interdisciplinary areas such as the philosophies of psychology, education and the social sciences. The volumes arising from these conferences have included discussions between philosophers and distinguished practitioners of other disciplines relevant to the chosen topic. Beginning with the 1979 conference on 'Law, Morality and Rights' and the 1981 conference on 'Space, Time and Causality' these volumes are now constituted as a series. It is hoped that this series will contribute to advancing philosophical understanding at the frontiers of philosophy and areas of interest to non-philosophers. It is hoped that it will do so by writing which reduces technicalities as much as the subject-matter permits. In this way the series is intended to demonstrate that philosophy can be clear and worthwhile in itself and at the same time relevant to the interests of lay people.
  • Produktdetails
  • Synthese Library .157
  • Verlag: Springer Netherlands / Springer, Berlin
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1983
  • Seitenzahl: 232
  • Erscheinungstermin: 18. November 2011
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 235mm x 155mm x 12mm
  • Gewicht: 359g
  • ISBN-13: 9789400969681
  • ISBN-10: 9400969686
  • Artikelnr.: 39494518
Autorenporträt
Richard Swinburne, geboren 1934, britischer Religionsphilosoph und em. Professor für Philosophie der christlichen Religion an der Universität Oxford.
Inhaltsangabe
Absolute versus Relative Space and Time.- Three Steps Towards Absolutism.- Reply to Mackie.- Absoluteness and Conspiracy.- Time And Causal Connectibility.- Prospects for a Causal Theory of Space-Time.- Verificationism and Theories of Space-Time.- Temporal and Causal Asymmetry.- Temporal and Causal Asymmetry.- Temporal and Causal Asymmetry.- Causality And Quantum Mechanics.- How the Measurement Problem Is an Artifact of the Mathematics.- Measurement, Unitarity, and Laws.- Causality, Relativity, and the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Paradox.- Nonlocality and Peaceful Coexistence.- Quantum Logic and Ensembles.- Notes On Contributors.- Index Of Names.