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Mathematical languages shape our understanding of time in physics

Gisin, Nicolas (2020) Mathematical languages shape our understanding of time in physics. Nature Physics, 16. pp. 114-119.

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Abstract

Physics is formulated in terms of timeless, axiomatic mathematics. A formulation on the basis of intuitionist
mathematics, built on time-evolving processes, would offer a perspective that is closer to our experience of
physical reality.


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Item Type: Published Article or Volume
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Gisin, NicolasNicolas.Gisin@unige.ch0000-0003-0788-3494
Keywords: intuitionism, foundations mathematics, classical mechanics
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Mathematics > Foundations
General Issues > Causation
Specific Sciences > Physics > Classical Physics
Specific Sciences > Probability/Statistics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: Prof. Nicolas Gisin
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2020 15:01
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2020 15:01
Item ID: 18305
Journal or Publication Title: Nature Physics
DOI or Unique Handle: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-019-0748-5
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Mathematics > Foundations
General Issues > Causation
Specific Sciences > Physics > Classical Physics
Specific Sciences > Probability/Statistics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Date: February 2020
Page Range: pp. 114-119
Volume: 16
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/18305

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