The closed systems in the material world examined up to this point are not the only ones in the Voyages. Interaction between the individual and the environment exhibits many of the same features; and the closed human systems point in fact to even more surprising conclusions concerning space and time.


Liar Paradox Social Taboo Desert Island Mere Cover Eccentric Legator 
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Notes to Chapter 7: One and All

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    Cf. Andrew Martin, The Knowledge of Ignorance: From Genesis to Jules Verne (Cambridge UP, 1985), pp. 166–7.Google Scholar
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    Bertrand Russell and Alfred North Whitehead, Principia Mathematica (1910–13).Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • William Butcher
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  1. 1.University of BuckinghamUK

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