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The New Aspects of Time

Its Continuity and Novelties

  • Authors
  • Milič Čapek

Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 125)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. The Problems of Time in Psychology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Milič Čapek
      Pages 26-42
    3. Milič Čapek
      Pages 43-55
    4. Milič Čapek
      Pages 56-70
    5. Milič Čapek
      Pages 89-99
  3. Matter, Causation, and Time

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Milič Čapek
      Pages 139-166
    3. Milič Čapek
      Pages 167-190
    4. Milič Čapek
      Pages 191-218
  4. The Status of Time in the Relativistic Physics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. Milič Čapek
      Pages 221-264
    3. Milič Čapek
      Pages 265-277
    4. Milič Čapek
      Pages 286-295
    5. Milič Čapek
      Pages 324-343
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 345-353

About this book

Introduction

At last his students and colleagues, his friends and his friendly critics, his fellow-scientist and fellow-philosophers, have the works of Milic Capek before them in one volume, aside from his books of course. Now the development of his interests and his thoughts, always led centrally by his concern to understand 'the philosophical impact of contemporary physics', becomes clear. In the nearly 90 essays and papers, and in his book on the philosophical impact as well as his classical restatement of process philosophy in his Bergson and Modern Physics, Professor Capek establishes one of the fundamental alternatives to the comprehension of human experience, and thereby of the world. Capek is certainly to be seen with respect and admiration, for he has dealt with the deepest and toughest of scientific as well as metaphysical problems: his major efforts in the philosophy of mind focussed upon the time of experience, and in the philosophy of physics focussed upon continuity, causality and again the temporal, now in the world-picture.

Keywords

Inuit The Philosophy of Physics causality continuity epistemology event fiction fragment living mind philosophy philosophy of physics physics psychology time

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-2123-8
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-7455-1
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-2123-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0068-0346
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