Saturday, June 30, 2012

Philosophy Wire: Stop time for a second, Think!

backPhilosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2012-06-30]: International timekeepers are adding the “leap second” this weekend because the Earth is slowing down [source: web news]. Gödel died while trying to check if our universe is rotating – all in the context of his second most provocative idea: that time is an illusion and it does not exist (see “A world without time” by Yourrau). An arbitrarily added second might help us ponder upon how much artificial is the notion of “time”, in which we all so eagerly believe in…

(c) Philosophy WIRES - Commenting world news from philosophy's perspective...


  > Main articles / Κύρια άρθρα   > Limits of Science   > Όρια της Επιστήμης
  > Religion & Science Unification   > Φιλοσοφία Επιστήμης & Θρησκείας

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...