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The Resource The physicist & the philosopher : Einstein and Bergson and the debate that changed our understanding of time, Jimena Canales

The physicist & the philosopher : Einstein and Bergson and the debate that changed our understanding of time, Jimena Canales

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The physicist & the philosopher : Einstein and Bergson and the debate that changed our understanding of time
Title
The physicist & the philosopher
Title remainder
Einstein and Bergson and the debate that changed our understanding of time
Statement of responsibility
Jimena Canales
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
OU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Canales, Jimena
Dewey number
115
Index
index present
LC call number
BD638
LC item number
.C326 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Bergson, Henri
  • Time
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Physicists
  • Philosophers
Label
The physicist & the philosopher : Einstein and Bergson and the debate that changed our understanding of time, Jimena Canales
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Untimely -- "More Einsteinian than Einstein" -- Science or philosophy? -- The twin paradox -- Bergson's achilles' heel -- Worth mentioning? -- Bergson writes to Lorentz -- Bergson meets Michelson -- The debate spreads -- Back from Paris -- Two months later -- Logical positivism -- The immediate aftermath -- An imaginary dialog -- "Full-blooded" time -- The previous spring -- The church -- The end of universal time -- Quantum mechanics -- Things -- Clocks and wristwatches -- Telegraph, telephone, and radio -- Atoms and molecules -- Einstein's films: reversible -- Bergson's movies: out-of-control -- Microbes and ghosts -- One new point: recording devices -- Bergson's last comments -- Einstein's last thoughts
Control code
902936702
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 479 pages
Isbn
9780691165349
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014047686
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Label
The physicist & the philosopher : Einstein and Bergson and the debate that changed our understanding of time, Jimena Canales
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Untimely -- "More Einsteinian than Einstein" -- Science or philosophy? -- The twin paradox -- Bergson's achilles' heel -- Worth mentioning? -- Bergson writes to Lorentz -- Bergson meets Michelson -- The debate spreads -- Back from Paris -- Two months later -- Logical positivism -- The immediate aftermath -- An imaginary dialog -- "Full-blooded" time -- The previous spring -- The church -- The end of universal time -- Quantum mechanics -- Things -- Clocks and wristwatches -- Telegraph, telephone, and radio -- Atoms and molecules -- Einstein's films: reversible -- Bergson's movies: out-of-control -- Microbes and ghosts -- One new point: recording devices -- Bergson's last comments -- Einstein's last thoughts
Control code
902936702
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 479 pages
Isbn
9780691165349
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014047686
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.

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