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- BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00
Covering a wide array of sources from ancient Mesopotamia to the Dead Sea Scrolls, the present volume offers an innovative perspective on Jewish apocalyptic time-reckoning during the Second Temple period, based on a unique calendar year of 364 days. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00
In the late fifteenth century, clocks acquired minute hands. A century later, second hands appeared. But it wasn?t until the 1850s that instruments could recognize a tenth of a second, and, once they did, the impact on modern science and society was profound. Revealing the history behind this infinitesimal interval, A Tenth of a Second sheds... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1990; US$ 132.00
This is the first comprehensive bibliography of temporal scholarship-research on the subject of time and the phenomenon of time itself. As the author notes in his introduction, the nature of research insights on the subject of time is difficult to comprehend within the confines of any specific discipline since relevant materials are scattered throughout... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 16.00
Taking advantage of recent advances throughout the sciences, Matthew Hedman brings the distant past closer to us than it has ever been. Here, he shows how scientists have determined the age of everything from the colonization of the New World over 13,000 years ago to the origin of the universe nearly fourteen billion years ago. Hedman details,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 64.40
Le titre de ce numéro des Cahiers Chronos fait allusion à la notion d origo forgée par Karl Bühler et à sa thèse selon laquelle ici et maintenant définissent, respectivement pour lespace et pour le temps, le point zéro de tout repérage déictique et sont donc, avec le pronom je , les embrayeurs... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 59.99
Are there other dimensions beyond our own? Is time travel possible? Can we change the past? Are there gateways to parallel universes? All of us have pondered such questions, but there was a time when scientists dismissed these notions as outlandish speculations. Not any more. Today, they are the focus of the most intense scientific activity in recent... more...
- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 46.99
It is not widely known that Einstein had doubts, increasing with time, about the way he formulated his special theory of relativity in 1905. Physical Relativity examines the grounds of these doubts and related misgivings on the part of a handful of physicists and philosophers in the course of the twentieth century. Harvey Brown defends an interpretation... more...
- Karnac Books 2007; US$ 23.95
The concern with time permeates Freud's work, from Studies on Hysteria to Analysis Terminable and Interminable, which point out to a network of concepts that indicate Freud's complex theories on temporality. Indeed no other psychoanalytic thinker has put forward such revolutionary vision on the dimensions of time in human existence. This volume brings... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 28.95
What do we mean when we say, "I made the time pass more quickly," or, "I?m creating some ?me? time"? In The Textures of Time , Michael Flaherty examines how we alter or customize our experience of time. His detailed analysis reveals different strategies we use to try to manipulate time, further describing and defining those strategies within six... more...