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The Resource Time's arrows today : recent physical and philosophical work on the direction of time, edited by Steven F. Savitt

Time's arrows today : recent physical and philosophical work on the direction of time, edited by Steven F. Savitt

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Time's arrows today : recent physical and philosophical work on the direction of time
Title
Time's arrows today
Title remainder
recent physical and philosophical work on the direction of time
Statement of responsibility
edited by Steven F. Savitt
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BD638
LC item number
.T57 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Savitt, Steven Frederick
  • 'Time's Arrows Today' Conference
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  • Time
  • Space and time
Label
Time's arrows today : recent physical and philosophical work on the direction of time, edited by Steven F. Savitt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Chiefly proceedings of the 'Time's Arrows Today' Conference, held in June 1992 at the University of British Columbia
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-324) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Cosmology and time's arrow. Time, gravity, and quantum mechanics / William Unruh -- Cosmology, time's arrow, and that old double standard / Huw Price -- pt. 2. Quantum theory and time's arrow. Time's arrow and the quantum measurement problem / Anthony Leggett -- Time, decoherence, and 'reversible' measurements / Philip Stamp -- Time flow, non-locality, and measurement in quantum mechanics / Storrs McCall -- Stochastically branching spacetime topology / Roy Douglas -- pt. 3. Thermodynamics and time's arrow. The elusive object of desire : in pursuit of the kinetic equations and the Second Law ; Time in experience and in theoretical description of the world / Lawrence Sklar -- When and why does entropy increase? / Martin Barrett & Elliott Sober -- pt. 4. Time travel and time's arrow. Closed causal chains / Paul Horwich -- Recent work on time travel / John Earman
Control code
ocm35001673
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiii, 330 p.
Isbn
9780521461115
Lccn
95230918
Note
$49.95 h
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Time's arrows today : recent physical and philosophical work on the direction of time, edited by Steven F. Savitt
Publication
Note
Chiefly proceedings of the 'Time's Arrows Today' Conference, held in June 1992 at the University of British Columbia
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-324) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Cosmology and time's arrow. Time, gravity, and quantum mechanics / William Unruh -- Cosmology, time's arrow, and that old double standard / Huw Price -- pt. 2. Quantum theory and time's arrow. Time's arrow and the quantum measurement problem / Anthony Leggett -- Time, decoherence, and 'reversible' measurements / Philip Stamp -- Time flow, non-locality, and measurement in quantum mechanics / Storrs McCall -- Stochastically branching spacetime topology / Roy Douglas -- pt. 3. Thermodynamics and time's arrow. The elusive object of desire : in pursuit of the kinetic equations and the Second Law ; Time in experience and in theoretical description of the world / Lawrence Sklar -- When and why does entropy increase? / Martin Barrett & Elliott Sober -- pt. 4. Time travel and time's arrow. Closed causal chains / Paul Horwich -- Recent work on time travel / John Earman
Control code
ocm35001673
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiii, 330 p.
Isbn
9780521461115
Lccn
95230918
Note
$49.95 h
Other physical details
ill.

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