The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality - Brian Greene (2004)

Suggestions for Further Reading

The general and technical literature on space and time is vast. The references below, mostly suited to a general reader but a few requiring more advanced training, have proven helpful to me and are a good start for the reader who wants to explore further various developments addressed in this book.

Albert, David. Quantum Mechanics and Experience. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1994.

———. Time and Chance. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2000. Alexander, H. G. The Leibniz-Clarke Correspondence. Manchester, Eng.: Manchester University Press, 1956.

Barbour, Julian. The End of Time. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

———and Herbert Pfister. Mach’s Principle. Boston: Birkhäuser, 1995.

Barrow, John. The Book of Nothing. New York: Pantheon, 2000.

Bartusiak, Marcia. Einstein’s Unfinished Symphony. Washington, D.C.: Joseph Henry Press, 2000.

Bell, John. Speakable and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Blanchard, Ph., and D. Giulini, E. Joos, C. Kiefer, I.-O Stamatescu. Decoherence: Theoretical, Experimental and Conceptual Problems. Berlin: Springer, 2000.

Callender, Craig, and Nick Hugget. Physics Meets Philosophy at the Planck Scale. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Cole, K. C. The Hole in the Universe. New York: Harcourt, 2001.

Crease, Robert, and Charles Mann. The Second Creation. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1996.

Davies, Paul. About Time. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995.

———. How to Build a Time Machine. New York: Allen Lane, 2001.

———. Space and Time in the Modern Universe. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1977.

D’Espagnat, Bernard. Veiled Reality. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley, 1995.

Deutsch, David. The Fabric of Reality. New York: Allen Lane, 1997.

Ferris, Timothy. Coming of Age in the Milky Way. New York: Anchor, 1989.

———. The Whole Shebang. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997.

Feynman, Richard. QED. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985.

Fölsing, Albrecht. Albert Einstein. New York: Viking, 1997.

Gell-Mann, Murray. The Quark and the Jaguar. New York: W. H. Freeman, 1994. Gleick, James. Isaac Newton. New York: Pantheon, 2003.

Gott, J. Richard. Time Travel in Einstein’s Universe. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001. Guth, Alan. The Inflationary Universe. Reading, Mass.: Perseus, 1997.

Greene, Brian. The Elegant Universe. New York: Vintage, 2000.

Gribbin, John. Schrödinger’s Kittens and the Search for Reality. Boston: Little, Brown, 1995.

Hall, A. Rupert. Isaac Newton. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1992. Halliwell, J. J., J. Pérez-Mercader, and W. H. Zurek. Physical Origins of Time Asymmetry. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Hawking, Stephen. The Universe in a Nutshell. New York: Bantam, 2001.

——— and Roger Penrose. The Nature of Space and Time. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996.

———, Kip Thorne, Igor Novikov, Timothy Ferris, and Alan Lightman. The Future of Spacetime. New York: Norton, 2002.

Jammer, Max. Concepts of Space. New York: Dover, 1993.

Johnson, George. A Shortcut Through Time. New York: Knopf, 2003.

Kaku, Michio. Hyperspace. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Kirschner, Robert. The Extravagant Universe. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002. Krauss, Lawrence. Quintessence. New York: Perseus, 2000.

Lindley, David. Boltzmann’s Atom. New York: Free Press, 2001.

———. Where Does the Weirdness Go? New York: Basic Books, 1996.

Mach, Ernst. The Science of Mechanics. La Salle, Ill.: Open Court, 1989.

Maudlin, Tim. Quantum Non-locality and Relativity. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2002.

Mermin, N. David. Boojums All the Way Through. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Overbye, Dennis. Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos. New York: HarperCollins, 1991.

Pais, Abraham. Subtle Is the Lord. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Penrose, Roger. The Emperor’s New Mind. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989. Price, Huw. Time’s Arrow and Archimedes’ Point. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Rees, Martin. Before the Beginning. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley, 1997.

———. Just Six Numbers. New York: Basic Books, 2001.

Reichenbach, Hans. The Direction of Time. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover, 1956.

———. The Philosophy of Space and Time. New York: Dover, 1958.

Savitt, Steven. Time’s Arrows Today. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Schrödinger, Erwin. What Is Life? Cambridge, Eng.: Canto, 2000.

Siegfried, Tom. The Bit and the Pendulum. New York: John Wiley, 2000.

Sklar, Lawrence. Space, Time, and Spacetime. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1977.

Smolin, Lee. Three Roads to Quantum Gravity. New York: Basic Books, 2001.

Stenger, Victor. Timeless Reality. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2000.

Thorne, Kip. Black Holes and Time Warps. New York: W. W. Norton, 1994. von Weizsäcker, Carl Friedrich. The Unity of Nature. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1980.

Weinberg, Steven. Dreams of a Final Theory. New York: Pantheon, 1992.

———. The First Three Minutes. New York: Basic Books, 1993.

Wilczek, Frank, and Betsy Devine. Longing for the Harmonies. New York: Norton, 1988. Zeh, H. D. The Physical Basis of the Direction of Time. Berlin: Springer, 2001.