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  • The Book of Timesby Lesley Alderman

    HarperCollins 2013; Not Available

    An endlessly fascinating, beautifully designed survey of time?how long things take, how long things last, and how we spend our days Our relationship to time is complex and paradoxical: Time stands still. Time also flies. Tomorrow is another day. Yet there's no time like the present. We want to do more in less time, but wish we could slow the clock.... more...

  • On Roman Timeby Michele Renee Salzman

    University of California Press 1991; US$ 12.95

    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...

  • Questioning the Millenniumby Stephen Jay Gould

    Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.95

    In this new edition of Questioning the Millennium , best-selling author Stephen Jay Gould applies his wit and erudition to one of today's most pressing subjects: the significance of the millennium. In 1950 at age eight, prompted by an issue of Life magazine marking the century's midpoint, Stephen Jay Gould started thinking about the approaching turn... more...

  • God and Timeby Gregory E. Ganssle; David M. Woodruff

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 99.99

    God and Time' is a collection of previously unpublished essays written by leading philosophers about God's relation to time. The essays have been selected to represent current debates written between those who believe God to be atemporal and those who do not. more...

  • Biocentrismby Bob Berman; Robert Lanza

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2010; US$ 14.95

    Robert Lanza is one of the most respected scientists in the world—a US News & World Report cover story called him a “genius? and a “renegade thinker,? even likening him to Einstein. Lanza has teamed with Bob Berman, the most widely read astronomer in the world, to produce Biocentrism , a revolutionary new view of the universe. Every now and then... more...

  • The Infinite Bookby John D. Barrow

    Random House 2010; US$ 13.97

    Infinity is surely the strangest idea that humans have ever had. Where did it come from and what is it telling us about our Universe? Can there actually be infinities? Can you do an infinite number of things in a finite amount of time? Is the Universe infinite? Infinity is also the place where things happen that don't. What is it like... more...

  • Decoding the Heavensby Jo Marchant

    Random House 2009; US$ 13.98

    In 1900 a group of sponge divers blown off course in the Mediterranean discovered an Ancient Greek shipwreck dating from around 70 BC. Lying unnoticed for months amongst their hard-won haul was what appeared to be a formless lump of corroded rock, which turned out to be the most stunning scientific artefact we have from antiquity. For... more...

  • Timeby Eva Hoffman

    Picador 2009; US$ 15.99

    Novelist, cultural commentator, memoirist, and historian Eva Hoffman examines our ever-changing perception of time in this inspired addition to the BIG IDEAS/small books series Time has always been the great given, the element that establishes the governing facts of human fate that cannot be circumvented, deconstructed, or wished away. But these... more...

  • Time: Limits and Constraintsby Jo Alyson Parker; Paul André Harris; Christian Steineck

    BRILL 2010; US$ 155.00

    This thirteenth volume in the interdisciplinary Study of Time series explores the way in which limits and constraints impact upon our understanding of time. more...

  • Dating the Passionby C. Philipp E. Nothaft

    BRILL 2011; US$ 166.00

    Drawing on computistical and astronomical sources from late antiquity to the Renaissance, this book demonstrates how pre-modern Christian attempts to determine the principal dates of the life of Jesus played an essential role in the development of historical chronology. more...