The Clock and the Arrow: A Brief Theory of Time
by Claes Johnson
Number of pages: 326
The basic idea of this book is to study the concept of time viewing the World as the result of some form of computation of finite precision. This is a modification the classical mechanistic idea of the World as a clock of infinite precision.
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by P. Goldreich, S. Mahajan, S. Phinney - University of Cambridge
This book teaches the art of approximation: dimensional analysis, guessing, and lying. To illustrate these techniques, we study the physics of everyday phenomena. The audience for the book includes graduates and upper-level undergraduates in physics.
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This book, while avoiding purely technical details, tries to make known the general results at which physicists have lately arrived, and indicates the direction and import which should be ascribed to those speculations on the constitution of matter.
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