Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Cardinalidad e infinito en el tiempo newtoniano. Apuntes para el eterno retorno

Enric Puig Punyet


The idea of an absolute and linear time, from which contemporary physics, introducing the concept of cosmic time, is not able to become completely detached, presents serious problems if it is analysed in the light of the Cantor theory. These problems point to the direction of the Nietzschean conception that Poincaré will reinterpret, in a physic style, just nine years after. Collating this idea of absolute time with space, the result places on the crossroads of, paradoxically, having to accept time as circular if there is no presumption to reject his absolute nature.

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