Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Cosmology, Physics and Philosophy
Foyalty 218

Cosmology, Physics and Philosophy (Hardback)

£72.00
Unavailable. This title is Out of Print.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

by Sir Karl Popper This is a great book, and an exciting book. I say so even though I happen to dis- agree with the author in many minor points and one or two major points. Some of the minor points are merely terminological, and therefore very minor. I dislike the term 'dialectic', because of its use since Hegel and Marx; and I dislike the term 'gravitism', perhaps without a good reason. Thus I dislike the name which Professor Gal-Or has given to his theory. But the theory seems to me a great and a very beauti- ful theory, so far as I can judge. Other minor points of disagreement are connected with Gal-Or's original and remarkable views of the great philosophers, including Spinoza and Kant. A major point of disagreement is that Gal-Or, following Einstein, is a scientific determinist, while I cannot but regard determinism as a modem super- stition. Of course, he may be right and I may be completely mistaken. I mention these critical points rather in order to emphasize how strongly I am impressed by Professor Gal-Or's great book.

Even in the very unlikely case that, wherever we disagree, he should be in the wrong and I right, even if that should be the case (which is improbable in the extreme), it would remain a great book: readable, worth reading and enlightening; with a most fascinating cosmological story of time, expansion, and gravitation.

Science & MathematicsMathematicsScience & MathematicsPhysics Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc. Publication Date: 08/08/1983 ISBN-13: 9780387905815  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Unavailable. This title is Out of Print.  

More books by Benjamin Gal-Or

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

The Mathematical Principles of ...
(Hardback)
Isaac Newton; Charles Leedham-Green
 
 
£199.00
 
Foolproof, and Other Mathematical...
(Paperback)
Brian Hayes
 
 
£13.99
 
Introduction to Analysis on Graphs
(Paperback)
Alexander Grigor'yan
 
 
£46.95
 
The Restricted Three-Body Problem and...
(Hardback)
Urs Frauenfelder; Otto van Koert
 
 
£99.99
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close