Question about time.

by cragar
Tags: time
cragar is offline
Mar28-12, 03:27 AM
P: 2,453
Does time exist in the same sense that my chair physically exists. Or is time something we created to give reference to events?
Phys.Org News Partner Science news on
Lemurs match scent of a friend to sound of her voice
Repeated self-healing now possible in composite materials
'Heartbleed' fix may slow Web performance
Pythagorean is online now
Mar28-12, 03:47 AM
PF Gold
Pythagorean's Avatar
P: 4,180
time doesnt exist like a chair, but it exists like lengths that can measure the dimensions of the chair. It's not just human, time must be for events to even occur in the first place.
Ryan_m_b is online now
Mar28-12, 03:48 AM
Ryan_m_b's Avatar
P: 5,336
This does not meet the criteria for posting in the philosophy subforum. Feel free to do a forum search on threads regarding time as there have been many in the various physics forums.

Register to reply

Related Discussions
Question about travel-time (or time-of-flight) General Physics 3
Question about time limits of time-dependent perturbation theory Quantum Physics 1
Time Dilation/Proper Time Question Special & General Relativity 17
Time Travel Question (from "A Briefer History of Time") Special & General Relativity 0
[EE - Signals] Question about Discrete-Time Impulse/Discrete-Time Delta Engineering, Comp Sci, & Technology Homework 4