Filosofía Inglés

New book in Spanish: ¿Existe la flecha del tiempo? Ilya Prigogine entre la Ciencia y la Filosofía



Autor: IF

The third book of the Series De las Ciencias a la Filosofía has been published.

Even though we move through space in every direction, in time we can only go from the past to the future: we grow older without remedy; we cannot change what happened; we remember the past but we make projects for the future. Why does time show an unidirectionality that none of the three spatial dimensions possess? Can physico-chemical sciences account for this ‘arrow of time’? Ilya Prigogine, Nobel Prize for Chemistry, busied himself with this problem throughout his entire life as a scientist.

The book deals with the search for the arrow of time through the work of Prigogine, who developed his thought between science and philosophy.

OLIMPIA LOMBARDI is Electronic Engineer and PhD in Philosophy from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). He is Principal Researcher at CONICET and Ordinary Professor at UBA, where she leads a research group specialized in the philosophy of the special sciences (physics, chemistry and biology). She has authored 5 books and more than 150 articles. In 2006 she was awarded the Konex Prize for Logics and Philosophy of Science. She currently works in the development of a new interpretation of quantum mechanics, the modal-Hamiltonian interpretation.

The book can be acquired here .

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