The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time: A Proposal in Natural Philosophy
Language: English | AZW3 / EPUB / MOBI | ISBN-10: 1107074061 | 2014 | 566 pages | 0,8 MB / 0,4 MB / 0,8 MB
Cosmology is in crisis. The more we discover, the more puzzling the universe appears to be. How and why are the laws of nature what they are? A philosopher and a physicist, world-renowned for their radical ideas in their fields, argue for a revolution. To keep cosmology scientific, we must replace the old view in which the universe is governed by immutable laws by a new one in which laws evolve. Then we can hope to explain them. The revolution that Roberto Mangabeira Unger and Lee Smolin propose relies on three central ideas.