Journals Higher Education

$31.95

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17 February 2005

303 Pages | 18 line illus.

ISBN: 9780198752554


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Travels in Four Dimensions

The Enigmas of Space and Time

Robin Le Poidevin

Does time really flow, or is that simply an illusion? Are our space and time unique, or could there be other, parallel worlds with their own space and time? Do space and time really exist, or are they simply the constructions of our minds? Robin Le Poidevin provides a clear, witty, and stimulating introduction to these deep questions, and many other mind-boggling puzzles and paradoxes. He gives a vivid sense of the difficulties raised by our ordinary ideas about space and time, but he also gives us the basis to think about these problems independently, avoiding large amounts of jargon and technicality. No prior knowledge of philosophy is required to enjoy this book.

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