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  • Time and Eternityby G. Jaritz; G. Moreno-Riano

    Brepols Publishers 2003; US$ 112.00

    This volume is composed of selected papers that attest to the fact that the medieval experience of time and eternity was rich and complex, and that its investigation is open to various approaches and methods. The volume is organised into themes dealing with the computation of time and the use of calendars; Jewish concepts of time and redemption;... more...

  • Caesar?s Calendarby Denis Feeney

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 23.96

    The ancient Romans changed more than the map of the world when they conquered so much of it; they altered the way historical time itself is marked and understood. In this brilliant, erudite, and exhilarating book Denis Feeney investigates time and its contours as described by the ancient Romans, first as Rome positioned itself in relation to Greece... more...

  • Time in Contemporary Intellectual Thoughtby P.J.N. Baert

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 160.00

    In this book, fifteen authors from a wide spectrum of disciplines (ranging from the natural sciences to the arts) offer assessments of the way time enters their work, the definition and uses of time that have proved most productive or problematic, and the lessons their subjects can offer for our understanding of time beyond the classroom and laboratory... more...

  • Time, Internal Clocks and Movementby M.A. Pastor; J. Artieda

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 185.00

    Interest in the concept of time has a long history and has been a topic of study for a wide range of investigators. No change can take place without specification of time. While philosophers and physicists have been intrigued by the concept of subjective perception of time and its relationship to real time, natural scientists have been concerned mainly... more...

  • Hiding in the Mirrorby Lawrence M. Krauss

    Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00

    An exploration of mankind's fascination with worlds beyond our own-by the bestselling author of The Physics of Star Trek Lawrence Krauss -an international leader in physics and cosmology-examines our long and ardent romance with parallel universes, veiled dimensions, and regions of being that may extend tantalizingly beyond the limits of our... more...

  • Time in Antiquityby Robert Hannah

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 41.95

    Time in Antiquity explores the different perceptions of time from Classical antiquity, principally through the technology designed to measure, mark or tell time. The material discussed ranges from the sixth century BC in archaic Greece to the 3rd century AD in the Roman Empire, and offers fascinating insights into ordinary people?s perceptions of... more...

  • The Momentby Heidrun Friese

    Liverpool University Press 2001; US$ 70.00

    Modern philosophical thought has a manifold tradition of emphasising ‘the moment’. ‘The moment’ demands questioning all-too-common notions of time, of past, present and future, uniqueness and repetition, rupture and continuity. This collection addresses the key questions posed by ‘the moment’, considering writers such... more...

  • Shaping the Dayby Paul Glennie; Nigel Thrift

    Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 44.99

    Overturning many common perceptions of the past - for example, that clock time and the industrial revolution were intimately related - this unique historical study will engage all readers interested in how 'telling the time' has come to dominate our way of life. - ;Timekeeping is an essential activity in the modern world, and we take it for... more...

  • It's About Timeby N. David Mermin

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 24.95

    In It's About Time , N. David Mermin asserts that relativity ought to be an important part of everyone's education--after all, it is largely about time, a subject with which all are familiar. The book reveals that some of our most intuitive notions about time are shockingly wrong, and that the real nature of time discovered by Einstein can be rigorously... more...

  • Head of All Yearsby Jonathan Ben-Dov

    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...