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Bouton, Christophe

Time of Nature and the Nature of Time

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Time Between Metaphysics and Natural Sciences: From Physics to Biology
Christophe Bouton, Philippe Huneman

Part I. The Experience of Time and the Scientific Framing of Time

2. Passage, Flow, and the Logic of Temporal Perspectives
Jenann Ismael

3. Time of Logics and Time of Physics
Carlo Proietti

4. Time Variable and Time Scales in Natural Systems and Their Modeling
Annick Lesne

5. On Time and the Varieties of Science
David Braddon-Mitchell, Kristie Miller

Part II. Time Paradoxes in Physics

6. Is the Future already Present? The Special Theory of Relativity and the Block Universe View
Christophe Bouton

7. Dispelling the Quantum Spooks: A Clue That Einstein Missed?
Huw Price, Ken Wharton

8. On Time, Causation and Explanation in the Causally Symmetric Bohmian Model of Quantum Mechanics
Joseph Berkovitz

9. The Representation of Time in Discrete Mechanics
Vincent Ardourel, Anouk Barberousse

Part III. Dealing with Deep Time (Paleontology)

10. Paleontology: Outrunning Time
John Huss

11. The Biologist’s Time and Deep Time: Essay on the Psychology of the Paleobiologist
Armand J. Ricqlès

12. The Making of Paleontological Time
Pascal Tassy

Part IV. Time of the Evolution (Evolutionary and Developmental Biology)

13. Repetition and Reversibility in Evolution: Theoretical Population Genetics
Jean Gayon, Maël Montévil

14. Macroevolution and Microevolution: Issues of Time Scale in Evolutionary Biology
Philippe Huneman

15. The Timing of Development
Antonine Nicoglou

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Epistemology

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319537252
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-53723-8

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