philosophy and physics of time

Virtual Processes and Quantum Tunnelling as Fictions”, Science & Education, 21, 10, 1461-1474, October 2012. [preprint]

"Minkowski’s Proper Time and the Status of the Clock Hypothesis”, pp. 159-180 in Space, Time and Spacetime, ed. Vesselin Petkov, Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag, 2010. [preprint]

Materialist Theories of Time”, pp. 43-62 in Chronotopologies: Hybrid Spatialities and Multiple Temporalities, ed. and introduced by Leslie Kavanaugh, Rodopi Press, Amsterdam/New York, 2010.  [preprint]

Time Lapse and the Degeneracy of Time: Gödel, Proper Time and Becoming in Relativity Theory,” in The Ontology of Spacetime II, ed. Dennis Dieks, Elsevier, 2008, pp. 207-227. [preprint]

"Time, Inertia and the Relativity Principle": (archived in the PhilSci archives at Pittsburgh); from the Symposium on Time and Relativity (Minneapolis, MN, 25-27 October, 2007). Here it is with the reference to Provost's paper fixed: [preprint]. A related paper in preparation is "Time and Inertia" [abstract]

"Minkowski Spacetime and the Dimensions of the Present", pp. 129-155 in The Ontology of Spacetime, ed. Dennis Dieks, , Elsevier, 2006.  [abstract] [preprint]

Exacting a Philosophy of Becoming from Modern Physics,” Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 63, 2, pp. 101-110, April 1982. [article]

"Quantal Indeterminacy of Time", unpublished and incomplete paper dating from April 9, 1980, in which I give a formal derivation of the time-energy indeterminacy relation using non-orthogonal time-eigenstates; kindly set in LaTeX in 2009 by Cody Perrin at the request of Kent Peacock, to whom I am much obliged. [preprint]

© Richard Arthur 2012