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TIM press editions among the best summer books

TIM press editions among the best summer books

Four TIM press editions are amongst 111 best books for this year's summer reading. Which four books are those, find...

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Presentation of the book „Another kind of madness. Journey through the stigma and hope of mental illness“

Presentation of the book „Another kind of madness. Journey through the stigma and hope of mental illness“

Dear readers, yesterday at the Library and reading room „Bogdan Ogrizović“, we presented the book Antoher kind of madne...

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Presentation of the book „Eternal fascism“

Presentation of the book „Eternal fascism“

Dear readers, yesterday, in the hall of Cultural Society „Miroslav Shalom Freiberger“ we presented Umberto Eco's book Et...

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Book of the month
What if time didn’t exist?

TIM press published a book What if time didn't exist? by Carlo Rovelli, a scientists and a passionate advocate for an extraordinary phenomenon, a reconciliation between the two main theories in physics: general relativity and quantum physics. Ten years before he would reveal the theory of general relativity, Einstein realized that space and time are not separate entities, but two aspects of one and the same entity. This discovery bears the name "Special Theory of Relativity". Two events (for example, the arrival of Christopher Columbus to America and death of John Lennon), we understand as arranged in time, more specifically, that one takes place before and the other after. Usually we think that time is something comprehensive and that's why it makes sense to ask what exactly is going on...

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The art of being right

To convince the interlocutors into the truthfulness of our claims and attitudes is the goal of speakers in the discussions. However, it is well known that the best results are achieved by those who are best at keeping their position. In this book from the year 1831, which was supposed to be a template for his lectures at Humboldt University in Berlin, Schopenhauer deals with basic philosophical notions that have been used since ancient times: eristics and dialectics. Everyone has a natural dialectic, as well as natural logic. Only the first one does not lead him as nearly as surely as the other one. Logic deals with the pure form of claim, and the dialectics with its content or matter. Everyone is trying to push his claim, even when it seems wrong or suspicious. And when we are right,...

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