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- BRILL 2007; US$ 152.00
This work represents a guided tour to the integrated study of time. Through twenty-two connected essays, selected from the author's extensive writings, Time and Time Again advances new insights into our understanding of the nature of time seen through the sciences and the humanities. more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 42.00
The philosophical treatment of space and time has had a long history. This continuing interest stems not least from the fact that space and time form the basis of movement. Space-time philosophy encompasses a wide range of subjects, many of which, on first inspection, do not seem to have anything to do with space and time. Space-time philosophy... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 15.00
The world's foremost expert on Maya culture looks at 2012 hysteria and explains the truth about what the Maya meant and what we want to believe. Apocalypse 2012: An Investigation into Civilizations End. The World Cataclysm in 2012. 2012: The return of Quetzalcoatl. According to many of these alarmingly titled books, the ancient Maya not only... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 14.09
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 than... more...
- Down East Books 2010; US$ 16.99
Before Thomas Edison, light and fire were thought to be one and the same. Turns out, they were separate things altogether. This book takes a similar relationship, that of time and place, and shows how they, too, were once inseparable. Time keeping was once a local affair, when small towns set their own pace according to the rising and setting of the... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 16.99
"Bucky Fuller thought big," Wired magazine recently noted, "Arthur C. Clarke thinks big, but Cliff Pickover outdoes them both." In his newest book, Cliff Pickover outdoes even himself, probing a mystery that has baffled mystics, philosophers, and scientists throughout history--What is the nature of time?In Time: A Traveler's Guide , Pickover takes... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 69.00
This volume tells of the quest for cosmology as seen by some of the finest cosmologists in the world. It starts with Galaxy Formation from Start to Finish and ends with The First Supermassive Black Holes in the Universe, exploring in between the grand themes of galaxies, the early universe, expansion of the universe, dark matter... more...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2012; US$ 92.74
Platons Zeittheorie im Timaios, Summe und Fortführung allen vorangegangenen griechischen Zeitdenkens, ist als die bedeutendste philosophische Zeitreflexion überhaupt Ursprung aller nachfolgenden und erscheint auch in der Gegenüberstellung mit der Theoriebildung zur Zeit in der Philosophie der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts nicht als philosophisch... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 9.99
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1994; US$ 176.00
The non-technical, basic yet familiar features of time are investigated, e.g. two novel, detailed arguments defending the common view that 'time rolls relentlessly' are advanced; a number of hitherto neglected fundamental differences between spatio-temporal location and every other physical property are discussed; the unresolved problem, why the past... more...