The Metaphysics Within Physics download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tim Maudlin

The Metaphysics Within Physics download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tim Maudlin year 2010
  • Book name: The Metaphysics Within Physics
  • Author: Tim Maudlin
  • Release date: 2010/9/15
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780199575374
  • Rating: 9.48 of 10
  • Votes: 530
  • Review by: Tatum Mcneely
  • Review rating: 7.26 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/3
  • Total pages: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 16 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: What fundamental account of the world is implicit in physical theory? Physics straightforwardly postulates quarks and electrons, but what of the more intangible elements, such as laws of nature, universals, causation and the direction of time? Do they have a place in the physical structure of the world?Tim Maudlin argues that the ontology derived from physics takes a form quite different from those most commonly defended by philosophers. Physics postulates irreducible fundamental laws, eschews universals, does not require a fundamental notion of causation, and makes room for the passage of time. In a series of linked essays The Metaphysics Within Physics outlines an approach to metaphysics opposed to the Humean reductionism that motivates much analytical metaphysics.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 11H40M16S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Philosophy: Metaphysics & Ontology, Physics Books, Philosophy Of Science
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 36.98 USD
  • Dimensions: 157x234x12mm
  • Weight: 331g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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