9780199679553

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Time

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780199679553

  • ISBN10:

    019967955X

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/15/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Used, Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Author Biography


Craig Callender is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of Physics Meets Philosophy at the Planck Scale (2001), Time, Reality and Experience (2002) and Introducing Time (2010).

Table of Contents


Introduction, Craig Callender
I: TIME AND METAPHYSICS
1. Persistence, Yuri Balashov
2. Fatalism and the Future, Craig Bourne
3. Time and Chance Propensities, Carl Hoefer
4. Tense and Modality, Ulrich Meyer
5. Presentism, M. Joshua Mozersky
6. The Possibility of Discrete Time, Jean Paul Van Bendegem
7. Presentism and the Space-Time Manifold, Dean Zimmerman
II: THE DIRECTION OF TIME
8. The Asymmetry of Influence, Douglas Kutach
9. The Flow of Time, Huw Price
10. Time in Thermodynamics, Jill North
III: TIME, ETHICS, AND EXPERIENCE
11. Prospects for Temporal Neutrality, David O. Brink
12. Time, Passage, and Immediate Experience, Barry Dainton
13. Time in Action, Shaun Gallagher
14. Time in Cognitive Development, Christoph Hoerl and Teresa McCormack
15. Temporal Experience, Jenann Ismael
IV: TIME IN CLASSICAL AND RELATIVISTIC PHYSICS
16. Sharpening the Electromagnetic Arrow(s) of Time, John Earman
17. Time, Topology, and the Twin Paradox, Jean-Pierre Luminet
18. Time in the Special Theory of Relativity, Steven Savitt
19. Time in Classical Dynamics, Lawrence Sklar
20. Time Travel and Time Machines, Chris Smeenk and Christian Wuthrich
V: TIME IN A QUANTUM WORLD
21. The CPT Theorem, Frank Arntzenius
22. Time in Quantum Mechanics, Jan Hilgevoord and David Atkinson
23. Time in Quantum Gravity, Claus Kiefer
Index

Rewards Program

Write a Review