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Briefest History Of Time, The: The History Of Histories Of Time And The Misconstrued Association Between Entropy And Time

Briefest History Of Time, The: The History Of Histories Of Time And The Misconstrued Association Between Entropy And Time

The History of Histories of Time and the Misconstrued Association Between Entropy and Time

by Arieh Ben-naim
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Publication Date: 02/05/2016
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'This is a thought-provoking book that would be of interest to anyone wanting to ponder the concept of time, and to develop more critical thinking skills that may be useful when reading popular science books or articles.'IEEE Electrical Insulation MagazineThe aim of this book is to explain in simple language what we know about time and about the history of time. It is shown that the briefest (as well as the lengthiest) history of time can be described in one or two pages.The second purpose of the book is to show that neither entropy, nor the Second Law of Thermodynamics has anything to do with time. The third purpose is to educate the lay reader how to read popular science books, critically. Towards this goal, detailed reviews of four books on time are presented.There are many popular science books on Time, on the beginning of Time and the end of Time. This book is unique in the following two senses:
ISBN:
9789814749848
9789814749848
Category:
Time (chronology)
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
02-05-2016
Publisher:
World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
Country of origin:
Singapore
Pages:
264
Dimensions (mm):
229x157x15mm
Weight:
0.54kg

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