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  • Economics without Timeby Graeme Snooks

    Palgrave Macmillan 1993; US$ 192.00

    This is a book about real time in economics, a dimension increasingly unused by the leading edge of the profession. This, it is argued, has serious implications for economics role as the premier policy-advising source for national governments and international organisations. It is also a book about the great waves of economic change that are surging... more...

  • Zen O'Clockby Scott Shaw

    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...

  • Nature?s Clocksby Doug Macdougall

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    "Radioactivity is like a clock that never needs adjusting," writes Doug Macdougall. "It would be hard to design a more reliable timekeeper." In Nature's Clocks, Macdougall tells how scientists who were seeking to understand the past arrived at the ingenious techniques they now use to determine the age of objects and organisms. By examining radiocarbon... more...

  • Turn and Jumpby Howard Mansfield

    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...

  • Timing the Futureby Joseph Glicksohn; Michael S. Myslobodsky

    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...

  • Platons Zeittheorieby Ernst A. Schmidt

    Vittorio Klostermann 2012; US$ 100.33

    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...

  • Questioning The Millenniumby Stephen Jay Gould

    Random House 2010; US$ 9.53

    Stephen Jay Gould examines the phenomenon of the millennium. He looks at the origins of the term in the Biblical prophecies of the Book of Revelation - if the six ages of man date from 4000BC, will 2000AD signify the end of time? Gould describes how the meaning of the word has evolved to its present day usage and tackles the debate over whether the... more...

  • Reflektierte Gegenwartby Walter Mesch

    Vittorio Klostermann 2003; US$ 60.24

    In der Zeittheorie des 20. Jahrhunderts stehen sich zwei Traditionen gegenüber, ohne voneinander mehr Notiz zu nehmen, als für eine Abwehr erforderlich scheint. Während die modalen Bestimmungen des subjektiven Zeiterlebens (Vergangenheit, Gegenwart, Zukunft) von der Phänomenologie als grundlegend aufgefasst werden, orientiert sich die analytische Philosophie... more...

  • Philosophy and the Adventure of the Virtualby Keith Ansell-Pearson; Keith Ansell Pearson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 53.95

    With the development of new technologies and the Internet, the notion of the virtual has grown increasingly important. In this lucid collection of essays, Pearson bridges the continental-analytic divide in philosophy, bringing the virtual to centre stage and arguing its importance for re-thinking such central philosophical questions as time and life.... more...

  • Timeby Phillip Turetzky

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95

    Time offers a comprehensive history of the philosophy of time in western philosophy from the Greeks through to the twentieth century. In the first half of the book, Philip Turetzky explores theories in ancient and modern philosophy chronologically: from Aristotle to Nietzsche. In the latter half, Turetzky describes the philosophy of time in three... more...