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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 145.00
The concept of time is salient to all human affairs and can be understood in a variety of different ways. This pioneering collection is the first comprehensive survey of time and archaeology. It includes chapters from a broad, international range of contributors, which combine theoretical and empirical material. They illustrate and explore the diversity... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 is... more...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2012; US$ 103.58
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...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2003; US$ 61.30
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...
- Pocket Books 2005; US$ 19.95
IT WAS ONLY A MATTER OF TIME.... Once widely considered an impossibility--the stuff of science fiction novels--time travel may finally be achieved in the twenty-first century. In Breaking the Time Barrier, bestselling author Jenny Randles reveals the nature of recent, breakthrough experiments that are turning this fantasy into reality. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 43.95
Until the 1950s timekeeping was based on the apparent motion of the Sun that in turn reflected the rotation of the Earth on its axis. But the Earth does not turn smoothly. By the 1940s it was clear that the length of the day fluctuated unpredictably and with it the length of the second. Astronomers wanted to redefine the second in terms of the motions... more...