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CATEGORY: The Nature of Time Essay Contest (2008) [back]
TOPIC: Time and Interpretation by Lambru Scoromide [refresh]
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Lambru Scoromide wrote on Dec. 1, 2008 @ 10:54 GMT
Essay Abstract

This paper, mainly concerned with the philosophy of physics, examines time, not as an object of our thinking process, but as thinking itself. The separation of the continuum into a series of time intervals is a unique phenomenon only found in our neural processes. Formalism is an abstraction that we project back upon the world after we've separated it into sets. There is no cause and effect without time and its projection.

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Bogdan Scoromide is a very young, independent philosopher, living in Bucharest, Romania. His main interests are the interpretation of quantum mechanics and hermeneutics.

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Cristi Stoica wrote on Dec. 2, 2008 @ 12:15 GMT
Dear Bogdan,

Congratulations for your beautifully written essay. I take it as a proposal to report the physical phenomena to our brains, an epistemic-centered, and even anthropocentric to some extent, approach. In general, we try to formulate the physical laws in a universal, human-free vision, this leading to the block time paradigm. Yet, in order to understand the time flow, I think that we cannot ignore the human component, which you bring into discussion in such an interesting manner.

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Cristi Stoica

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