The Bolck Universe: problems and origin


The block universe is an hypothesis that nowadays has a great strength, mainly due to certain relativist space-time interpretations as well as some developments of quantum mechanic’s that disregard the time variable. Likewise, it is possible to arrive to this concept from idealistic philosophical approaches.My goal with this paper is, first, to show the great difficulties that its defenders have to face, at the same time as I present some of the solutions proposed in a critical way. Second, I will try to show that this hypothesis’ origins could be based on the human being’s tendency to deal with the concepts we create in a realistic and essentialist way, in the sense that we take the abstractions that we make as the essence of things.
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Henda Gomez De Segura, M. (2016). The Bolck Universe: problems and origin. ArtefaCToS. Revista De Estudios Sobre La Ciencia Y La tecnología, 6, 201–216. Retrieved from


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Mikel Henda Gomez De Segura

Universidad de Salamanca
Departamento de Lógica, Filosofía y Estética