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The Physicist & the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time

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On April 6, 1922, in Paris, Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson publicly debated the nature of time. Einstein considered Bergson's theory of time to be a soft, psychological notion, irreconcilable with the quantitative realities of physics. Bergson, who gained fame as a philosopher by arguing that time should not be understood exclusively through the lens of science, criticized Einstein's theory of time for being a metaphysics grafted on to science, one that ignored the intuitive aspects of time. The Physicist and the ...

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The Physicist & the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time
2016, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691173177

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The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time
2015, Princeton University Press

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