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- Basic Books 2008; US$ 14.00
Using the Millennial Clock as a paradigm for the Long Now, Stewart Brand offers a practical introduction to the concept of long-term responsibility. more...
- Basic Books 2008; US$ 18.50
A social psychologist presents an illuminating portrait of time as a human construct, tracing its evolution through history and exploring its various incarnations in cultures throughout the world. He points out that a culture?s sense of time has profound consequences for an individual?s psychological, physical, and emotional well-being. 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 112.00
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...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 23.99
Blending science with an evocative narrative, Christopher Dewdney takes readers on a fascinating journey to the most elusive and fluid of the dimensions lying within human perception: time. As he did with the hours between dusk and dawn in Acquainted with the Night , Dewdney unlocks all of today, tomorrow and yesterday through his wide-ranging narrative.... more...
- House of Anansi Press 2012; US$ 18.95
We are obsessed with time. However hard we might try, it is almost impossible to spend even one day without the marker of a clock. But how much do we understand about time, and is it possible to retrain our brains and improve our relationship with it? Drawing on the latest research from the fields of psychology, neuroscience, and biology, and using... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 1999; US$ 11.95
Imagine being able to step beyond the controlling hands of time to discover the mystical process that will give you an entirely new perspective of time. Inside this handy pocket-size book are insightful aphorisms that will help you live morepeacefully in the present. With each page, Scott Shaw, an expert in meditative consciousness, helps you throw... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 193.00
In this volume, leading researchers bring together current work on time perception and time-based prospective memory in order to understand how people time their intentions. This is the first account of many important topics concerning the timing of behavior, offered by scientists of diverse fields who in the past have exhibited an attitude of mutual... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.79
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...