Perspectiva Narrativa Sobre 'Historia del Tiempo', de Stephen Hawking (Stephen Hawking's 'Brief History of Time': A Narrative Perspective)

37 Pages Posted: 11 Nov 2010 Last revised: 3 Mar 2015

Date Written: November 11, 2010

Abstract

Spanish Abstract: Reseña con resumen y comentario de "Historia del Tiempo", de Stephen Hawking, sintetizando las tesis principales del libro y evaluándolas desde el punto de vista de una filosofía del tiempo (tanto cósmico como humano) informada por la teoría narrativa y la filosofía evolucionista. Cualquier historia o teoría del tiempo, por compleja que sea, ha de volverse más complicada una vez se tiene en cuenta el papel de las descripciones, modelos y teorías en tanto que instrumentos cognitivos históricamente situados. El lenguaje intencionalista de Hawking a la hora de describir el "diseño cósmico" también se somete a crítica.

English Abstract: This is a review and commentary of Stephen Hawking's "A Brief History of Time," summarizing some of the book's main tenets and evaluating them from the standpoint of a philosophy of time (both cosmic and human) informed by narrative theory and by evolutionary philosophy. Any account of time, however complex, is further complicated once the role of descriptions as historically situated cognitive instruments is taken into account. Hawking's intentionalist discourse as regards cosmic design is also criticized.

Note: Downloadable document is in Spanish.

Keywords: Science, Time, Physics, Big Bang, Knowledge, Narrative, Hawking, Models, Universe, Cosmology

Suggested Citation

Garcia Landa, Jose Angel, Perspectiva Narrativa Sobre 'Historia del Tiempo', de Stephen Hawking (Stephen Hawking's 'Brief History of Time': A Narrative Perspective) (November 11, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1707364 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1707364

Jose Angel Garcia Landa (Contact Author)

Universidad de Zaragoza ( email )

Gran Via 2
Zaragoza, 50005
Spain

HOME PAGE: http://www.garcialanda.net

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