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

Arieh Ben-naim

Format: Print Book

ISBN: 9789814749855

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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 Magazine
The 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:

Format: Paperback
No of Pages: 264
Imprint: World Scientific
Publication date: 20160322

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