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- Granta Publications 2014; US$ 9.99
Benjamin Franklin conceived it. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle endorsed it. Winston Churchill campaigned for it. Kaiser Wilhelm first employed it. Woodrow Wilson and Franklin Roosevelt went to war with it. Every spring the clocks go forward, and every autumn they go back. Saving the Daylight explores for the first time the contentious, and often entertaining,... more...
- University of California Press 1991; US$ 12.95 US$ 10.36
Because they list all the public holidays and pagan festivals of the age, calendars provide unique insights into the culture and everyday life of ancient Rome. The Codex-Calendar of 354 miraculously survived the Fall of Rome. Although it was subsequently lost, the copies made in the Renaissance remain invaluable documents of Roman society and religion... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 160.00 US$ 138.67
Filling the need for a book that conveys the current technology as well as the underlying history and physical background, this book tells physicists and engineers how to measure time to the precision required for modern-day use. The authors draw on their longstanding research experience with timekeeping and high-precision measurement to cover the... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 15.50
Why are there morning people and night people? How come time flies when you?re having fun and three minutes can sometimes seem an eternity? Would time exist if we didn?t measure it ? and why is there never enough of it? Our modern lives are ruled by minutes and hours. We race from one thing to the next, all of us believing on some level that a... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 15.50
This is a book about the meaning of time, what it is, when it has started, how it flows and where to. It examines the consequences of Einstein's theory of relativity and offers startling suggestions about what recent research may reveal. more...
- Hierophant Publishing 2011; US$ 18.95
In his most important book since Taking the Quantum Leap , Fred Alan Wolf, Ph.D., explains how our understanding of time, space, and matter have changed in just the last few years, and how with these new ideas we have a glimpse into the "mind of God." Making comparisons to Hindu Vedic and Judeo-Christian cosmology, Dr. Wolf explains how the universal... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03
A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time is a concise and accessible survey of the history of philosophical and scientific developments in understanding time and our experience of time. It discusses prominent ideas about the nature of time, plus many subsidiary puzzles about time, from the classical period through the present. more...
- Octopus 2015; US$ 22.99
From the first particles of matter and atomic building-blocks to hydrogen fusion, large galaxies and supermassive black holes, with a healthy dose of history and fun facts to glue everything together, this is your very own guide to How to Build a Universe . Using a mixture of eye-catching graphics, humour and structured narrative, in How to... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77
Our engagement with time is a ubiquitous feature of our lives, but how does our encounter with it reveal the true nature of temporal reality? Simon Prosser addresses central questions at the heart of this debate, and explores our understanding of time, its passage, and our experience of changes, rates, and durations. more...
- Marquette University Press 2010; US$ 29.00
On the causes of the properties of the elements.Albertus. Trans. by Irven M. Resnick. (Mediaeval philosophical texts in translation; no.46)Resnick (Judaic studies, U. of Tennessee-Chattanooga) has translated several works by Saint Albertus Magnus (1193?-1280), and here presents Liber de causis proprietatum elementorum, a commentary on a work in Arabic... more...