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The order of time / Carlo Rovelli ; translated by Erica Segre and Simon Carnell.

Rovelli, Carlo, 1956- (author.). Segre, Erica (translator.). Carnell, Simon, 1962- (translator.).
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  • 4 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

2 current holds with 9 total copies.

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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 530.11 Rov (Text) 32604000205029 DCTPLD AD New Books On holds shelf -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza 530.11 ROV (Text) 840191002513854 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 530.11 ROVELLI (Text) 32826014149249 New Books Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 530.11 ROV (Text) 34330513241431 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 530.11 ROV (Text) 78551000536548 Non-Fiction Checked out 07/27/2018
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 530.11 ROVELLI (Text) 39206021529050 New Materials Checked out 08/08/2018
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL 530.11 ROV (Text) 30419101520379 New Non-Fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 530.11 ROV (Text) 31951004318595 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 08/07/2018
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 530.11 Rovelli (Text) 78292000372837 Adult New Book Collection Checked out 07/28/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735216105
  • ISBN: 073521610X
  • Physical Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published in Italian as L'ordine del tempo: Milan : Adelphi Edizioni, 2017.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [215]-230) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Perhaps time is the greatest remaining mystery -- The crumbling of time. Loss of unity -- Loss of direction -- The end of the present -- Loss of independence -- Quanta of time -- The world without time. The world is made of events, not things -- The inadequacy of grammar -- Dynamics as relation -- The sources of time .Time is ignorance -- Perspective -- What emerges from a particularity -- The scent of the madeleine -- The source of time -- The sister of sleep.
Summary, etc.:
Why do we remember the past and not the future? What does it mean for time to "flow"? Do we exist in time or does time exist in us? In lyric, accessible prose, Carlo Rovelli invites us to consider questions about the nature of time that continue to puzzle physicists and philosophers alike.-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Space and time.
Presentism (Philosophy)

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