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Time’s Arrow and Archimedes’ Point: New Directions for the Physics of Time (1996)

Time’s Arrow and Archimedes’ Point: New Directions for the Physics of Time (1996)
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Genres: Advanced, Arrow of Time
Interesting and important account of the problem of time's arrow, where Price argues that most physicists have thought about this problems the wrong way. Misled by the human perspective from within time, they have fallen victim to what Price calls the "double standard fallacy". The solution is to imagine a point outside time — the Archimedean "view from nowhen".
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