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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