New Adventures in SpacetimeThe Institute of Art and Ideas
What you'll learn on the course
Perspectives on spacetime
A and B series
Early Career Research
- Part One: Introducing Special RelativityHow do space and time become spacetime? Explaining Einstein’s greatest achievement.
- Part Two: About TimeDoes the past exist? Is the future fixed? Does time flow? Introducing the metaphysics of time.
- Part Three: Dissolving the PresentKnox presents a philosophy of spacetime: the past and future exist, but the present does not.
Suggested Further Readings
A selection of further readings has been suggested by Dr Knox as part of this course.
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- Eleanor Knox
Philosopher of science Eleanor Knox is Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow at Kings College London. Her work focuses on philosophy of space time physics, explanation and intertheoretic relations.