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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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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora LP 530.11 ROV (Text) 50825010742830 Large Print Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library LPNF 530.11 ROV (Text) 33187004428930 Large Print Nonfiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch LARGE ROVE (Text) 39391006895039 Large Print Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library NEW LP 530 ROV (Text) 70743000165441 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 12/19/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781683249122 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 229 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published in Italian: L'ordine del tempo (Milan : Adelphi Edizioni, 2017).
Published by arrangement with Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface : 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.
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)
Large type books.

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